“You can make really, really good bread using simple methods”
We’re so excited to welcome our first guest – Elly from Elly’s Everyday to talk about sourdough-baking and soap-making!
“My bread-making methods were developed when I was working full time in really difficult jobs and I needed it to be a no-brainer…I didn’t want to plan out my whole week around bread-making”
What we cover:
15:26 How we met Elly
18:55 Elly talking about being a bread new-comer
20:35 How Elly got into sourdough
26:00 How to tell if your sourdough starter is healthy
31:00 The problems that stop people baking sourdough
33:10 Feeding a sourdough starter
35:40 Elly’s starter maintenance method
44:20 Elly doesn’t ever make the same bread twice
45:23 The breads Elly regularly makes at home
47:15 Elly’s milling process
49:45 Gluten-free sourdough
1:06:40 How to get started with soap-making
1:08:20 How to find Elly’s recipes, videos and online homes
“There’s always an easier way to do it!”
Mock Mill (Elly’s affiliate link)
Elly’s Split Pea Soup recipe (described 13:49)
11/2-2 cups yellow split peas
1 large ripe tomato
little bit of salt
Pot with water or stock
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Original Music, Episode Mixing and Post-Production by Robert Michael Kay