Sourdough Is More Than a Fad

Photo By Donna Turner

Sourdough bread has a history that reaches back nearly as far as our own. In fact, until the late 1800s, a culture of naturally occurring yeasts and bacteria was the only method we had for leavening bread.

There is discussion about how sourdough leavening first came into being. Sourdough historian and scientist, Ed Wood, conjectures that its origin may be found in flat cakes of cereal grains like wheat or rye…