Elevate Your Experience with Garlic Sourdough Bread

The smell of freshly baked bread is enough to make anyone’s mouth water. But why settle for a simple loaf when you can make something as exquisite as garlic sourdough bread? This dish is full of complex flavor and texture that have to be experienced to be believed.

Planting its roots in a culinary tradition that stretches far and wide, garlic sourdough bread is a classic in more ways than one. Its European heritage has shaped the versatility of the dish, allowing cooks of various backgrounds to add their own cultural touches.

In this recipe, a sourdough starter serves as the backbone of the flavorful garlic eruption that is garlic sourdough bread. This mix of simple ingredients yields an unexpected burst of savory goodness that will both surprise and delight you.

For that special garlic flavor, this recipe calls for only the finest cloves. After some time in the oven, the garlic’s flavor will develop into a mild, creamy infusion that is as unique as it is delicious.


– 1/4 cup sourdough starter
– ¼ cup water
– 1 teaspoon sugar
– 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
– 1 ½ teaspoons salt
– 3 cloves garlic, minced
– 2 tablespoons butter
– 2 teaspoons dried oregano


1. Begin the night before. In a small bowl, mix together your sourdough starter, water and sugar until combined. Allow the mixture to sit uncovered, at room temperature, overnight.

2. In a large bowl, add in the flour, salt, garlic, butter and oregano.

3. Pour in the sourdough mixture and use a spoon to mix the ingredients together. Once the dough is soft and slightly sticky, knead it for about 5 minutes. Form the dough into a round shape and let it sit for 10 minutes.

4. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and brush it lightly with oil.

6. Transfer the dough to the baking sheet and shape it into an oval. Score the top of the bread with a sharp knife.

7. Bake for about 25 minutes, until the bread is golden and the crust is crispy.

8. Allow the bread to cool before slicing.

This rustic garlic sourdough bread is the perfect side dish to any dinner or quick snack. For a dessert-inspired variation, add some fresh herbs to the dough and serve it with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

Garlic sourdough bread is a classic, but it also has a modern edge. Not only is it a simple and flavourful way to make dinner special, but it also provides an opportunity to explore different cultural tastes and cuisines. With this recipe, you’ll elevate your experience and take your love of bread to new heights.