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Today I’m sharing a tasty Easter tradition that comes to us from our Slavic friends, made even healthier with a little fermenting. Traditional Kulich is an Easter recipe I picked up when I lived in Russia. I’ve added sourdough and removed commercial yeast to make this kulich gut-friendly! Continue reading “Sourdough Kulich: An Easter Recipe”
Make your own 3-step sour cream. From this one process you can create both creme fraiche and sour cream! Continue reading “3 Step Sour Cream”
Are you interested in learning to make cheese? Are you trying to keep your homemade cheeses as healthy as possible but aren’t sure where to start? Let The Art of Natural Cheesemaking lend you a hand.
If you’re new to naturally leavened breads and are just making friends with your sourdough starter, these easy breakfast pitas are a great place to begin. Continue reading “Sourdough Starter: Easy Breakfast Pitas”
This is a plug for family traditions. We’re not Catholic but we love the humble holiday of Pancake Day (or Shrove Tuesday). We pull out all our pancake recipes and heat up our favorite pancake maker – the cast iron Ebelskiver pan! Bonus, we’re including a sourdough Ebelskiver recipe… Continue reading “Ebelskiver Pancake Maker for Pancake Day”
Sugar free cookies for breakfast? They’re also egg and fat free, FYI. Plus, they’re perfect for when you’re in a hurry. Oh, oh – I almost forgot – they’re also naturally fermented (sourdoughed) beforehand to make them super easy on your tummy and extra good for you.
Easy, healthy baked oatmeal makes a great no-sugar breakfast. Take a breakfast classic and turn it into a delicious treat with this recipe for tropical baked oatmeal. Continue reading “Tropical Baked Oatmeal”
Want yeast free bread and other grain-based breadstuffs? Want to know how to naturally leaven your yeast free breads with sourdough culture so that they’ll still rise and be healthy and wholesome? Continue reading “Want Yeast Free Bread?”