🍞 I made a loaf of bread! No pre-packaged mix or anything, just two types of flour, sourdough starter, yeast, water, salt, and olive oil (which I forgot to add, actually).

It's currently cooling off in the kitchen. It's probably bland and unspectacular and I will like it all the same because, and I can't stress this enough, I made it with my own two hands.

I feel like a goddamn winner already.

@carlo Nice one. Barring missing out salt or adding too much, I don't think I've ever had a loaf of home made bread that didn't taste better than anything commercially made. Looks like a good crust on it as well. πŸ‘

@andy Thanks! :)

We have a number of truly *excellent* bakeries around so there's no shortage of great bread here. Still, I don't cook, I seldom bake, I've never made bread before, so that's a good motivation for me. Trying new things, even if they're small projects.


I used to bake bread out of necessity while a student. It was either that or going hungry. The yeast and, when I couldn't afford even that, the flour were donated by a very kind local baker.


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