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Gail's San Francisco Style Sourdough 500g

3.2 out of 5 (69)

37 out of 69 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 2 days guaranteed (avg. 3)*

Suitable for vegetarians

£3.00

Price per 100g: 60p

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Product Description

Sourdough bread

There’s no mistaking our magnificent San Fran Sourdough. Enhanced with yoghurt for a more pronounced flavour, it out-tangs every other loaf we make. Its significant crust hides a soft, white and lacy interior, a natural characteristic of its slow and steady 48-hour rise.
About Gail's
Gail’s believes in the art of honest breadmaking. We start with just four simple ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast, and we never add artificial colours or flavours. Instead, we seek out the best ingredients from where they're best, whether it's hand-peeled Bramley apples from Britain, single source unsalted butter from France, or plump juicy olives from Mediterranean groves. All our loaves are made by hand too, so we never need to add the stabilisers and preservatives that are an unavoidable fact of industrialised bread.
Our selection of classic and globally-inspired artisanal breads includes a range of sourdoughs made from 15-year old wild yeast starters. Allowed to rise slowly and naturally, these loaves take 48 hours to make and possess a mature taste and character that a mechanically processed loaf couldn't hope to match.

Product Information

Categories


Brand

Gails

Storage

Ideally, store in your Gail's paper bag.
You can freeze the bread for 1 month, but never refrigerate.

Instructions

This deeply tangy loaf has the power to turn even the most basic topping into a gourmet offering. It's an unbeatable side bread to soups, steaks or pasta and tastes heavenly toasted with a drizzle of honey or a dollop of plum jam.

Preparation and Usage

This deeply tangy loaf has the power to turn even the most basic topping into a gourmet offering. It's an unbeatable side bread to soups, steaks or pasta and tastes heavenly toasted with a drizzle of honey or a dollop of plum jam

Country of Origin

UK

Manufacturer

Gail's Bakery,
Unit 12,
Garrick Road Industrial Estate,
London,
NW9 6AQ.

Package Type

Loose

Recycling Information

Paper bag recyclable

Nutrition

Allergen Information

May Contain Eggs, May Contain Nuts, May Contain Sesame Seeds, May Contain Soya\Soybeans

Ingredients

Wheat Flour, Water, San Francisco Style Starter (Yoghurt, Wheat Flour, Milk), Salt

Reviews

Customer Reviews

3.2 out of 5

69 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.2

37 out of 69 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

Love it but it varies

I like to eat this as bread on day 1 then toast it thereafter but sometimes it is already too hard on the day of delivery so has to go straight to the toaster. At it's best it is wonderful and chewy, you definitely need a good set of gnashers to eat it.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

excellent sourdough

This bread is the closest we can find here in the UK that resembles the wonderful, fresh starter dough bread that you can get in the south of Italy. Excellent texture & taste. It is expensive hence one star knocked off.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

Could be fresher

Compared to a loaf of the same from a Gail's shop, this arrives less than freshly baked. I still buy it, but it's prematurely ready for the toaster.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Very enjoyable

Have been looking for a more open textured sourdough, so was very pleased with this. It has a thick crunchy crust and chewy interior all be it a little light on 'sour' flavour. Yes it has large holes but it mops up juices beautifully.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

3 of 5 found this review helpful.

Why ruin it with Dairy?

Disappointing Gail's has cheapened their bread by adding milk products. NO fresh bread should have oil, milk products, stabilisers etc added to it.

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Mushrooms on toast

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 Tagliatelle with Walnuts and Radicchio

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35 mins

Life guarantee
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