Bandicoot White San Franciscan Style Sourdough


1,000 g Laucke Organic Wallaby T55 Flour
500 g Water
500 g Mature Mother
1,250 g Laucke Bandicoot Flour
625 g Water @ 21°C
250 g Mother Dough
4,250 g Laucke Bandicoot Flour
114 g Salt
50 g Rye Flour
9 g Yeast
2,975 g Water @ 18°C
2,125 g Elaboration
50 g Canola Oil


  1. Mother (Daily Maintenance)

    Add water to mixer, Mature Mother and flour. 

  2. Mix for 3 minutes on low speed.

  3. Rest for 12 – 15 hours @ 21°C.

  4. Elaboration

    Add water to mixer, add flour and Mother.

  5. Mix for 3 minutes on low speed.

  6. Rest for 14 hours @ 21°C.

  7. Final Dough

    Add water to mixer, flours, salt, and yeast into the spiral Dough Mixer.

  8. Mix for 3 minutes on low speed

  9. Add Elaboration to the mixer.

  10. Mix on medium speed for 6 minutes

  11. Add Oil and mix for 2 minutes.

  12. Place the dough into a lightly oiled rectangular tub, shape the dough into a pillow and rest for 45minutes.

  13. After 45 minutes divide into 800 g dough pieces.

  14. Shape round and rest for 30 minutes.

  15. Cover with plastic sheet.

  16. Re-shape then place onto baking papered trays, 3 per tray.

  17. Retard overnight at 4°C in a plastic covered rack for 12 to 14 hours.

  18. Bring back to room temperature (30 minutes).

  19. Bake at 220°C + Steam, for 40 – 45 minutes.

  20. Flavoured Sourdoughs

    • Olive and Thyme 

    For 2 kg dough, add 325 g Olives and 10 g chopped thyme. 

    • Sundried Tomato/Feta/Basil

    For 2 kg dough, add  225 g chopped Tomatoes, 100 g Greek Feta and 20 g chopped Basil. 

    • Fig and Fennel

    For 2 kg dough, add 250 g Chopped Figs and 8 g Fennel Seeds. 

    • Blue Cheese and Walnuts

    For 1 kg dough, add 100 g Blue cheese and 150 g Walnuts. 

    • Chilli and Parmesan

    For 2 kg dough, add 20 g Chilli Flakes and 70 g Parmesan. 

    • Roasted Hazelnut and chocolate  

    For 2 kg dough, add 120 g Roasted Hazelnuts, 200 g Chocolate Pieces and 80 g Nutella Paste. 

Helpful Hints

  • This Sourdough Bread possesses a light creamy crumb with grayish tones.
  • The Bread exudes a pleasant and distinctive odor and taste.
  • It has a moderate acetic acid flavor provided by complex organic acids.
  • Its wholesome rustic flavor and crisp crust is pleasant to chew.
  • It possesses an attractive crumb with soft eating qualities.
  • It’s Crust exhibits 3 colours, Brown and Golden with burnished hues.

  • Sourdough Breads
  • Bake for 40 - 45 minutes


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