Author(s): 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 flavours 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.
Specialist sourdough baker, Vanessa Kimbell has been baking sourdough since she was a young girl in South West France. She is a is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's Food Programme, the category leader of the home bakers sourdough section of The World Bread Awards, and the is the author of the award-winning ethical and sustainable recipe book Food for Thought published in November 2015.