Brad and Claire Make Sourdough Bread | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 15 March 2018
  • Bon Appétit Test Kitchen Manager Brad Leone is back for Episode 26 of "It's Alive," and this time he's tackling the fermentation classic: sourdough bread. Brad is joined by Bon Appétit's own Claire Saffitz, Senior Food Editor and baker extraordinaire to guide him on this journey.

    Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more. From cultured butter and kombucha, to kimchi and miso, to beer and tepache, learn how to make fermented and live foods yourself.

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Comments • 5 393

  • 艾拉엘라 Ella
    艾拉엘라 Ella  2 days back

    he was so whiny

    • NBKIAR
      NBKIAR  3 days back

      What previous episode they are talking about?

      • ShaneCooley
        ShaneCooley  4 days back

        Part of me thinks they would be the cutest couple

        • blacktulip
          blacktulip  4 days back


          • Low Bob
            Low Bob  5 days back

            I want Brad to voice-act for Bojack Horseman!

            • Dolly Dolly
              Dolly Dolly  5 days back

              Good lord. Sourdough bread is a project.

              • QueenMaxine
                QueenMaxine  6 days back

                Ah, I miss vinny

                • MegaFortinbras
                  MegaFortinbras  1 weeks back

                  The float test is meaningless. Forget you ever heard about it. 50 grams of starter is plenty for that amount of flour.

                  • Maja Tørstad
                    Maja Tørstad  1 weeks back

                    i still feel like my name is vinny

                    • Hannah minna
                      Hannah minna  1 weeks back

                      Is it just me, or do they like each other in a romantic Way????

                      • Gaymu
                        Gaymu  1 weeks back

                        If this video had been made today it would've been in six parts

                        • ً ً
                          ً ً  1 weeks back

                          when claire wasn’t there i thought everything was gonna go downhill

                          • Sara A
                            Sara A  1 weeks back

                            The whole video got me confused with bread and Brad

                            • Sara A
                              Sara A  1 weeks back

                              Watch 12.14 to 14.12
                              Thank me later 😂🤣

                              • Björn Gerlach
                                Björn Gerlach  2 weeks back

                                Sorry, can’t come out today - need to fold my dough...

                                • Björn Gerlach
                                  Björn Gerlach  2 weeks back

                                  In what world is olive oil a neutral oil?

                                  • Jonathan George
                                    Jonathan George  2 weeks back

                                    Anyone know why they had to reshoot the entire video?

                                    • Zaida Tinoco
                                      Zaida Tinoco  2 weeks back

                                      The little transition music always reminds me of the beginning of Home by BTS. Lol

                                      • Zaida Tinoco
                                        Zaida Tinoco  2 weeks back

                                        Wourder... 😂

                                        • Linger Wu澪兒
                                          Linger Wu澪兒  2 weeks back

                                          these two people are way too adorable, sourdough making is honestly frustrating at times, really loved the cheerfulness they bring

                                          • cas allen
                                            cas allen  2 weeks back

                                            just realized they r literally Jenna and Julien....

                                            • iris Lee
                                              iris Lee  2 weeks back

                                              Brad likes a “flowery bottom”....hmmmm

                                              • Roci Herrera
                                                Roci Herrera  2 weeks back

                                                Where in the HELL can I find me some Brad and Claire erotic fanfiction >:<<<<<<<<

                                                • Giovanni De Lorenzi
                                                  Giovanni De Lorenzi  2 weeks back

                                                  Stop using tablespoons, cups, inches and start using the metric system please

                                                  • Cat Man
                                                    Cat Man  2 weeks back

                                                    7:52 what word are they saying?

                                                    • Cat Man
                                                      Cat Man  2 weeks back

                                                      5:57 why the shark?

                                                      • Majordomo Media
                                                        Majordomo Media  2 weeks back

                                                        "its like a bread steak!"

                                                        • joelouis321
                                                          joelouis321  2 weeks back

                                                          The more you watch these shows, the more you like them.

                                                          • E B
                                                            E B  3 weeks back

                                                            Brad’s loaf looks like an eyeball 😂

                                                            • willoz86
                                                              willoz86  3 weeks back

                                                              Force ghost Claire hahaha

                                                              • D. Mat.Zero6
                                                                D. Mat.Zero6  3 weeks back

                                                                21:37 jedi claire lol

                                                                • Ian McPherson
                                                                  Ian McPherson  3 weeks back

                                                                  Why is everyone so weird in this kitchen lol

                                                                  • Sydney P
                                                                    Sydney P  3 weeks back

                                                                    Omg brads hands are so red after handling the dough adhjkhgg

                                                                    • Bob3519
                                                                      Bob3519  3 weeks back

                                                                      Man, that bread looks good!

                                                                      • Little Abbie
                                                                        Little Abbie  3 weeks back

                                                                        Brad is so sweet 😭😭😭

                                                                        • Shetasen
                                                                          Shetasen  3 weeks back

                                                                          That's why cheap bread tastes cheap

                                                                          • foodtree harvest
                                                                            foodtree harvest  4 weeks back

                                                                            Symbiotic "community "? Nope

                                                                            • Dave Sanderson
                                                                              Dave Sanderson  4 weeks back

                                                                              Loosing Vinny, its... so rough

                                                                              • Rick Helmick
                                                                                Rick Helmick  4 weeks back

                                                                                Force Ghost Claire. Done😂🤣

                                                                                • Daynaa N
                                                                                  Daynaa N  4 weeks back

                                                                                  anyone else get j&j’s kitchen vibes from this?😂😂

                                                                                  • DormantLime
                                                                                    DormantLime  4 weeks back

                                                                                    wait why cant they say superbowl

                                                                                    • Jean Zeibak
                                                                                      Jean Zeibak  4 weeks back

                                                                                      How much plastic wrap do you use? Why not use a towel over it?

                                                                                      • Lauren Smith
                                                                                        Lauren Smith  3 weeks back

                                                                                        It would develop a skin, she actually mentions it in the video. Around 8:42

                                                                                    • Dohregard
                                                                                      Dohregard  4 weeks back

                                                                                      I'm going to call pieces of bread breadsteak from now on

                                                                                      • BigSwettiYeti
                                                                                        BigSwettiYeti  4 weeks back

                                                                                        L0L @ these guys trying to weigh water
                                                                                        Switch to metric

                                                                                        • narkune
                                                                                          narkune  4 weeks back

                                                                                          “Look at me huh? HA HA”

                                                                                          • Paige Meatball
                                                                                            Paige Meatball  4 weeks back

                                                                                            am I the only one that secretly wants brad and Claire to get married. just a thought.

                                                                                            • • frostedjosieos
                                                                                              • frostedjosieos  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Wow Brad literally has the same thought association he has in sourdoughnuts

                                                                                              • K Centanni
                                                                                                K Centanni  4 weeks back

                                                                                                If I have to go to a bakery and ask them for “starter” why wouldn’t I just buy to bread from them ? That made nooo sense whatsoever

                                                                                                • Lauren Smith
                                                                                                  Lauren Smith  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  Because you can experiment with your own bread making process... unless you don't want to then, yeah, buy the bread. But that isn't the point. Starter from a bakery will be very active and a good place to start.