My obsession with bread began when a co-worker brought to work homemade bagels. I was curious how the bagel dough was given that slightly waxy quality (turns out you boil the bagel dough in water and molasses then bake it). Since then I have become enamored with sourdough.
No other bread has a mind of its own as severely as sourdough. Sometimes your bread will love you and at other times you will feel like your bread is punishing you. To master sourdough is to tame a wild beast