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How to make… Sourdough Starter

I thought I’d kick off the blog proper with something that had eluded me for the longest time as a baker (well, amateur baker) and that’s Sourdough. I’d tried on two prior occasions to keep my own sourdough culture, and on both occasions it ended up going too sour and just smelling, and tasting, rancid. However,  in my case, the third time had indeed been the charm and through a…

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Welcome to Big Friendly Grub

Matt Pollard - That would be me

This site has been a long time coming for me. It’s something that I’ve been considering doing for a long time, but for one reason or another I’ve never gotten around to it. Life gets in the way, excuses are made, and things fall to the wayside. I’ve even been asked on several occasions “when are you starting a food blog?” and I’ve always replied with a negative answer because I’ve…

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