Sourdough is Silicon Valleys latest craze could I beat the coders and bake the perfect loaf?

Bread is back, baby! Tech bros are documenting their attempts to achieve the ideal crumb, but does the careful, scientific approach work? When in January the starter culture and then make graphs about it. Instagram is laden with tender crumb shots (it is what it sounds like), people couldnt delight more in the miracles of this alchemy than if it were neolithic times and bread had only just been invented. Bread has always been a staple, some magic combination of ease of production, ease of distribution, ease of storage, ease of sale and ease of use. But for these very reasons, it fell out of fashion, and into the category of guilty pleasure. Set snobbery about the mass market alongside …