Recipes by Ingredient > Natural Starter Recipes

breadcrustedchicken1
Chicken in a Bread Crust

I attended the Omnivore Food Festival in Deauville last week, a three-day event during which chefs from France and way […]

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  • March 2, 2011
dehydratedstarter
Dehydrating Your Sourdough Starter

When people get curious about baking with a sourdough starter and I explain how it works, I can tell they […]

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  • February 2, 2011
Multigrain Sourdough Bread
Multigrain Starter Bread

There’s nothing like an edible host(ess) gift, and I have found that bringing a loaf of freshly home-baked bread makes […]

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  • November 9, 2010
pizzacepes
Cep and Walnut Pizza

It’s been a bit of a mushroom fest around here lately: Maxence and I went foraging in the forest of […]

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  • October 26, 2010
Quince Almond Cake
Quince Almond Cake

I scored big last week, as not one, but two generous friends asked if I’d like to take a few […]

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  • October 19, 2010
tomatoburgerbuns
Tomato Burger Buns

Good cheeseburgers aren’t easy to come by in Paris, and in truth, the ones I enjoy the most are those […]

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  • September 14, 2010
Pain au levain
Pain au Levain (Sourdough Bread)

Last spring, we had a few friends over for dinner who were visiting from the US. One of them works […]

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  • August 24, 2010
Olive Oil and Seed Crackers
Olive Oil and Seed Crackers

If you’ve been on the fence about getting a pasta roller — either an attachment for your stand mixer or […]

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  • August 3, 2010
Chocolate Starter Bread
Chocolate Starter Bread

Rue des Martyrs, a street that shoots up from the 9th into the 18th arrondissement, is one of those typical […]

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  • July 6, 2010
Hot Cross Buns
Hot Cross Buns with White Chocolate, Dates and Pistachios

To celebrate Easter this weekend, I made hot cross buns, the brioche-like spiced loaves the British bake and serve on […]

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  • April 6, 2010
Sourdough conversion
Converting Yeast-Based Recipes To Use A Sourdough Starter

Once you have a natural starter alive and kicking on your counter, stealing the occasional banana from the fruit bowl, […]

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  • March 9, 2010
Baguettes
Sourdough Starter Baguettes

[Baguettes au levain] When I started to bake bread on a weekly basis, I thought of baguettes as out-of-reach territory: […]

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  • February 10, 2010
Sourdough Crumpets
Sourdough Crumpets with Natural Starter

I have been wanting to make my own crumpets for about eight years. I can tell you this because that’s […]

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  • January 26, 2010
bagels1
Sourdough Bagels

When Maxence and I were in San Francisco late last summer, we had bagels for breakfast every single day. There […]

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  • November 4, 2009

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