Hi, I'm Galley Wench.

I'm a mentor in Bread

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My Bread Corner

Why I want to be mentor in this category:
To share my knowledge with others!

What inspires me in this category:
Wild yeast just amazes me . . .

I've been baking sourdough bread for over 30 years.

Biggest Lesson Learned:
Sourdough is like a pet, it needs to be feed regularly and it's home needs to be kept clean!

Books, classes, teachers that have helped me:
I think every serious bread baker should have a copy of Peter Reinhart's Bread Baker's Apprentice.

Education, Awards, Pro Experience:
I come from the Hard Knocks Baking School. I didn't have a mentor and learned the hard way!

My Tips:

  • I'm a purest when it comes to Sourdough Starters and would NEVER use commercial yeast!