Porridge sourdough


I got the idea of making this loaf from Leon at Bread Bar None.  Earlier this month Leon posted his recipe for Porridge Sourdough.  I really like the sound of it so, on My Perfect Day, I decided to make it.  Alas, it was not the perfect loaf of bread.  Firstly, I just used the ingredients as listed by Leon without holding back any water and I found I had much, much too much water.  I had to add 400g of extra flour!  Then I decided to bake my bread in the wood oven and the oven was way too cold.  We ended up with two very tasty flying saucers.  I was determined to try again but this time in my cast iron pot, in my electric oven and watching the water very carefully.

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