JUL 22, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

The Science of Sourdough

WRITTEN BY: Lawrence Renna

During the coronavirus stay-at-home order, many people have taken up the art of making sourdough bread and have learned that it's not as easy as it looks. Why? Making sourdough bread is both an art and science. Interested in the chemistry, microbiology, and macromolecular science happening in the sourdough process? Check out LabRoots' latest infographic below. 

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About the Author
  • Hello! I am a scientist currently living in Southern California, although I am originally from the east coast. I received my B.S. in Chemistry from Northeastern University in 2012, and my Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I also had a postdoctoral appointment at the University of California, Irvine. I have written 25+ peer-reviewed articles, several patents, and one book chapter. I am a reviewer for scientific manuscripts, and a freelance editor and writer. Outside of science, I enjoy spending time with my family, training Jiu-Jitsu, and baking sourdough bread. I am happy to be writing for LabRoots.
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