Achieve the delicious crust and addictive tang of a homemade sourdough loaf with this comprehensive guide from expert Vanessa Kimbell
"Master the art of sourdough with Vanessa and you will learn how to look after your own gut microbes and health." - Tim Spector, author of The Diet Myth
At her renowned Sourdough School, Vanessa has taught countless students the secrets of this healthy, more easily digestible bread, and now she has compiled her teachings for the home baker.
From creating your own starter from scratch, you'll then move on to basic breadmaking techniques, before progressing to using sprouted grains and experimenting with flavors to produce Fig and Earl Grey and Cherry Plum loaves.
With step-by-step photography, detailed instructions, specialist advice and Vanessa's indispensable encouragement, The Sourdough School celebrates the timeless craft of artisan baking.
"Vanessa is the Queen of Sourdough" - The Telegraph
“ Vanessa won’t just teach you to make Sourdough bread, she will blow you away with how you can incorporate it into your every day baking” - Baker & Author Dan Lepard
Vanessa Kimbell runs The Sourdough School, where she teaches sourdough breadmaking classes to students from around the world. A regular BBC radio journalist, she is a third generation baker of Italian descent and trained in several French bakeries
"In this book Vanessa gives you the tools you need to be a successful baker. If you take this knowledge and focus, you will be rewarded with beautiful, freshly-baked bread. Making sourdough is addictive, and there is nothing better than pulling a handmade loaf out of the oven."