Five ways to use your starter beyond bread
There’s more to sourdough than just bread
It’s been a year since the stay-at-home orders encouraged many to get their hands in the flour and experiment more with baking, and maybe one of your projects was doing that with sourdough. If you’ve got a healthy sourdough starter that you’re still tending to, huge props to you! While we’d never tire of sourdough bread, if you need some ideas to shake things up using your starter, check out the five ways below to use your starter beyond bread.
If you haven’t hopped on the sourdough train yet and need tips on starting your starter, learn more about the sourdough basics here.
Next time that pizza craving hits, defer the delivery to another day and get out your sourdough starter—trust us. This sourdough pizza crust is simple to make but brings your pizza to another level by adding a nice tangy flavour to the base. Make it your own with your favourite toppings and you’ve got one flavour-packed pizza.
Sure, you could have your usual avocado toast on sourdough bread for your weekend brunch… but if you’re craving something fluffy and sweet, try out these super sourdough waffles. Coming together quickly but with an extra tangy punch, try topping these with homemade jam and fresh cream for the ultimate taste experience.
Crunchy, crispy and deliciously savoury, these sourdough crackers make an excellent pair with cheese, cured meats, dips or just on their own! Your starter gets put to good use with the combination of rosemary, sea salt and onion powder to make a delectable cracker.
Sourdough? In a coffee cake? Don’t knock it until you try it, because it’s seriously good and seriously simple. Just combine sourdough starter with a few ingredients, top with a cinnamon brown sugar crumble and you’re good to go.
Take your homemade noodles up a notch by making them with your sourdough starter. Once you’ve got the noodle making down, you can add these to dishes like soups, stews or alongside your favourite pasta sauce.