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The rise of Bengaluru’s artisanal bread makers

Selvan kneads bread on The News Minute

Prachi Sibal, writing for The News Minute, chronicles the rise of sourdough baking in Bangalore. Some excerpts below:

Once every week, my phone buzzes frantically. Not a work call, not an emergency, but a WhatsApp group selling bread. ...

Selvan Thandapani of Sour House says that they specialise in naturally fermented breads and other fermented products like kefir, a fermented milk drink. He believes the rise in the number of sourdough bread bakers in town is feeding the trend in its own way...

...Sour House has recently started workshops. “We do an ‘Introduction to Sourdough’ workshop every month with six participants and they’ve all been sold out so far,” says Selvan Thandapani.

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