Was passing through Chester on Tuesday where us country folk pop into the huge Waitrose to marvel at all the goods on display for the city sophisticates. What do I spy on the cut-price shelves?
And what does Dark Wheat Beer remind me of? Marcus Row’s Red Onion and Dark Wheat Beer Bread – a modern masterpiece. So I went home and made some.
This is about the only time I use an overnight sponge with the beer, sauteed onions, starter and some of the flour. Generally I don’t see the point of sponges for sourdough but here the flavours really develop. This time I made a 2K:
There it is nestling under the old apple tree amongst the primroses.
It really makes the most divine bread:
Wish I could claim to have invented it. Check it out on his blog.