With this accessible, uncomplicated beginner’s guide, introduce your kids (or just yourself) to the secrets behind sourdough baking, a tradition the whole family can enjoy together.*2022 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Awards Finalist*
Using three simple ingredients: water, flour and salt, Sourdough Baking with Kids
teaches young bakers and their families about the science behind caring for active sourdough starter
: how to create it, keep it alive, feed it when it’s hungry, and prepare it for baking.
Each recipe in this book includes different ingredients, colors, and techniques for parents and kids to craft their own bread loaves together
. Along the way, families can pick up breadcrumbs such as changes to observe
in the dough, fun facts about bread
around the world, and little lessons
on the patience and discipline behind the process.
Once the basics are under your belt, families can dive into kid-friendly
breakdowns of sourdough loaf and sourdough discard recipes
including yeast-based baked goods recipes
Bake these and more fun and delicious recipes
with your kids:
- Easy Same-Day Sourdough Loaf
- Purple Corn Sourdough Loaf
- Sweet S’more Sourdough Loaf
- English Muffins
- Chocolate Cherry Brownies
- Apple Galette
- Chocolate Chip Cookies
Unplug from the world around you, open Sourdough Baking with Kids
, and connect with your family in the kitchen through this exciting baking experience
you can share with your kids.
Natasha Syanova is a Chicago-based mother of two and sourdough expert with over seven years of baking experience. In 2013, she attended Food Enthusiast classes at the French Pastry School in Chicago to understand how to professionally bake pastries from the industry’s best. By 2020, her platform @NatashasBaking was named by Forbes as one of the top bread influencers that are go-to references when you are learning to bake bread at home. She is constantly exploring chemistry methods, flour types, proofing techniques, and more—proving that beautiful bread is both a science and an art. Natasha brings the age-old secrets of successful bread baking to a new generation in her first book, Sourdough Baking with Kids.