Roly Allen only baked his first sourdough loaf because he thought it would be difficult and he wanted a challenge. To his surprise, it turned out to be incredibly simple. He now shares his expertise and techniques, volunteering at a community bakehouse.
Almost sounds like a childcare manual...But this is an easy-to-follow guide to baking sourdough. Roly Allen makes creating and maintaining a starter look like child's play: his book is sure to get more people making their own sourdough and going beyond the basic recipes. - The Bookseller Baking sourdough and banana breads at home has become the resounding Instagram hobby during isolation. This cookbook from Roly Allen will help you make the ultimate loaf. - Vogue From a beautifully pink beetroot-speckled loaf to a fragrant sundried tomato and black olive sourdough and a rich chocolatey variation that goes perfectly with ice cream, these original recipes will definitely enliven your lockdown baking. Spread thickly with a pat of butter and you'll never look back. - Stylist Baking books can be intimidating. This is the opposite: light, clear, concise, easy to follow, foolproof. If you've just caught the bug or want to give sourdough baking a go, this is the book for you. - Tome Morrissy-Swan, The Daily Telegraph