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Comment on 7-Inch Sourdough Boule (GF/V) by Chantal.

Hi! I just went to my kitchen to smell my psyllium husk and mine really doesn’t smell like anything. Is it possible that yours is rancid? Could that be the issue? I’ve bought seeds and nuts at times that were already bad when I opened them. Are you sure it’s your husk that smells strong and not the buckwheat flour or another ingredient? Thank you for taking the time to rate the recipe and leave a comment! I hope you figure it out 😉

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7-Inch Sourdough Boule (GF/V)
Hi Miranda! I do have a few recipes for you to consider. This GF sourdough is very simplistic and does not include tuber starches: https://www.freshisreal.com/gluten-free-bbq-sourdough/ With this naan recipe, you could sub the starches with GF oat flour. I haven’t tried it, but I’m pretty sure it would work well. https://www.freshisreal.com/quick-sourdough-naan-bread-gf-v/

Also, if you still want to try the 7-Inch boule, you could replace the starches with more GF oat flour and maybe a little more light buckwheat flour (replace the starches by weight). It won’t be the same, the bread will be denser, but it should still create a lovely loaf of homemade sourdough bread. Just make sure that your GF starter is light, bubbly and active as it will help the texture too. Another tip you could try to lighten the texture a bit is to add just a little GF baking powder although if you avoid starches, that probably won’t work well as many brands include cornstarch or tapioca starch.

Let me know if you have questions.


7-Inch Sourdough Boule (GF/V)
Kayla! I’m so happy you, too, like this gluten-free sourdough bread recipe! Thank you for taking the time to comment and rate the recipe!


7-Inch Sourdough Boule (GF/V)
Hi Jin! Four tablespoons of whole psyllium husk is 20g. Or did you use psyllium husk powder? You are right, you would need less in tablespoons, but it would still be the same in grams. I hope you try again!


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