When talking about artisanal breads, sourdough is a timeless classic! Crisp on the outside, tangy and flavourful on the inside, it is a baker’s wonder and an eater’s delight. Any dish that uses breads can be elevated with the use of sourdough. With its unique taste and amazing versatility, this bread is used to make a variety of scrumptious dishes and offers a blank canvas for culinary creativity. From simple toasts to gourmet bread bowls, sourdough bread offers a wide range of delicacies and is an absolute treat to the taste buds. So, here we have for you 8 delicious ways by which you can use your sourdough bread.

1. Sandwiches

Whether it’s turkey, ham or something as simple as grilled cheese, sourdough slices make even better sandwiches! The savouriness of the meat and cheese along with the chewy texture of sourdough elevates the sandwich to a whole new level!

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2. French Toast

Take your sourdough slices, coat them with a mixture of eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla extract and then pan-fry until golden brown. You’ll make yourself some of the most delicious and unique French toast that will make your breakfast even better!

Sourdough French Toast

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3. Croutons

Even though not a proper dish, croutons made out of sourdough make for delicious soup and salad toppings. Cut your bread into cubes, toss them in olive oil, garlic and assorted herbs, bake them until crispy and golden brown and enjoy!


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4. Bread Bowl

Wondering how you can use your round, sourdough loaf in a different way? Hollow it out to make an edible bread bowl that you can use to serve soups, chowders or even pasta. Not only does the bread absorb flavours and tastes better, it also looks super presentable!


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5. Bruschetta

Toast some slices of sourdough bread, then top with a mixture of diced tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil and balsamic vinegar to make a scrumptious Italian dish called ‘bruschetta’. Serve this appetizer at your parties and have your guests wanting more and more!

Sourdough Bruschetta

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6. Garlic Bread

Spread a mixture of butter, garlic and herbs on your sourdough slices, sprinkle loads of mozzarella and cheddar cheese and bake until golden and crispy. Serve this delicious garlic bread as a side with pasta or soup!

Sourdough Garlic Bread

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7. Panzanella Salad

Sourdough gone bad? We have got something for that as well! Cut your stale sourdough bread into cubes and mix with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, basil and a vinaigrette dressing to create a healthy and refreshing Italian bread salad!

Sourdough Salad

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8. Bread Pudding

Sourdough can be used to make bread pudding as well. Cut up your bread into cubes. For a sweet version, mix with custard and raisins. For a savoury version, mix with cheese, vegetables and eggs.

Sourdough Bread Pudding

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The distinct flavour profile and impeccable adaptability of sourdough enables you to make quite possibly anything out of it! So go on and try your hands on a couple of these dishes for a truly wonderful culinary experience!

By Alex Benjamin

Alex Benjamin, historian, quizmaster, and author, passionately explores history's depths. Renowned for unearthing forgotten facts, he's a quiz expert captivating audiences worldwide.

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