Cover Image: Life Lessons from a Homemade Sourdough Starter

Life Lessons from a Homemade Sourdough Starter

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During this pandemic and life changes this year, I made a sourdough starter and bread and didn't keep up with it very long.  The title caught my attention, and reading through this book with the funny quips about bread and life in general, I felt connected with the author. Her comments make you laugh and think at the same time, as well as inspired me to try making and keeping a sourdough going again.   Thank you for the preview read, and this review is voluntary.
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Though a very different type of bread book, this one may be one that many enjoy. Not really my kind of book making bread, however, it is excellent on the making and using of sourdough. If you want something out of the ordinary but still informative in the sourdough area, then this is a book you will enjoy and use!! I am used to more conventional cookbooks with more instruction and pictures.
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I adore sourdough, the time and effort it takes to make. We have recently begun making our own. Stoletzky does a great job exploring life lessons in relation to the creation of sourdough. I absolutely loved the photos! This was great and I can’t wait to purchase a copy!
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This is an incredibly zen book about making sourdough bread.  It provides one recipe and many deep thoughts connecting sourdough bread and life.  It's hard to know who the target audience is, but some people will love it.
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Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.  I love that this book comes on the precipice of the covid-19 virus when it seemed like everyone was making and/or learning how to make bread and sourdough.  I have to say I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would.  Definitely recommend.
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It is difficult to sum up a book about baking bread when there is one recipe found therein. Largely, the author attempt to provide a Baz Luhrman- style approach to lifestyle advice, all within the context of creating the sourdough starter for which the book is named. At time a bit wistful, other time slightly sensual, the book succeeded in me actually finding rye flour and attempting to recreate the recipe. But it is hard to find a better name for the dough than Bread Pitt.
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I thought I would just be reading a few facts about making bread.  This read is so much more!  It made me visually see myself making bread.  The book gives excellent tips about life and break making.  It's pretty special for me to be able to remember it.
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What a wonderful little book! I really enjoyed reading this and it may have even inspired me to start my own sourdough starter. This was beautifully written and surprisingly funny. I actually laughed out loud a few times. I loved this! Just a beautiful ode to baking and bread. You should read it as an escape from the madness of 2020 :)
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A wonderful guide to making sourdough starter something  I will accomplish hopefully soon.There are  other interesting things to think about .A lovely book to inspire us to make our own sourdough starter.#netgalley#tiller
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The elusive sourdough starter, I was able to make sourdough bread but I had to cheat on the starter. Full of nice love of bread quotes.
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