This updated and revised edition of the successful manual for sourdough-lovers traces the history of sourdough baking from ancient Egypt to modern times. Sourdough expert Ed Wood, a forensic pathologist who has been studying sourdough for over 50 years, explains what makes real sourdough starter and how baking enthusiasts can grow their own. 8 page full-color photo insert.
This is a timeless book with stories about how he obtained some of the sourdough cultures that are available from Sourdough International. Delightful reading. On the minus side it is printed on cheap paper, and over half of the book is just recipes.