Who are we?
Flour + Water Baking story began in 2017 with the first successful bake using a fresh own-made starter. This rewarding experience turned into passion for sourdough baking! Fast forward a few years, and we're running this boutique online store with crafty essential tools for baking that artisan-look sourdough. We are a small family business based in Sydney, Australia.
With our accessories, starter maintenance instructions, ready-to-use recipes and ongoing support you've got everything to succeed in sourdough baking. Satisfaction guaranteed!
Explore Our Range
- Indonesian Rattan Bannetons - handmade quality bread baskets used for dough proofing
- Sourdough Starter Kits - feed and keep as your own; live wild yeast and dehydrated kits available
- Sourdough Baker Sets with pre-selected baking accessories and starter kits, perfect for a gift
- Bowl Scrapers and Dough Cutters - used to help around the kitchen with dough handling
- Danish Dough Whisks - an absolute must-have for mixing all ingredients 'mess-free'
- Bread Scoring Lames - used for precise dough slashing and controlled 'oven-spring'
- Banneon Cleaning brushes and fractionated coconut oil for your wooden accessories
- Canvas bread bags for improved sourdough bread storage and freezing
- And Gift vouchers, if you'd rather have someone else decide what they want
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Sourdough Kit with a Jar
- Choose rye or wheat, live or dehydrated. Always fresh and very active. Comes with our best sourdough recipe and easy-to-follow maintenance instructions.
Beginner Baker Set
- The essentials to get you started baking that delicious artisan sourdough! Our sourdough starter kit, banneton, bread lame and dough scraper are all you need.
Apprentice Baker Set
- Already have bannetons to prove your bread? Get all the extra sourdough accessories to grow your baking arsenal with the Apprentice Baker Set.
Intermediate Baker Set
- All the essentials plus some extra bakeware. Go 'pro' and master your skill.
Ultimate Baker Set
- Our most comprehensive and all inclusive sourdough bakeware set. This is the real deal, perfect for a gift. Virtually all you'll need is flour and water.
Sourdough Kit with a JarChoose rye or wheat, live or dehydrated. Always fresh and very active. Comes with our best sourdough recipe and easy-to-follow maintenance instructions. View the kit
Beginner Baker SetThe essentials to get you started baking that delicious artisan sourdough! Our sourdough starter kit, banneton, bread lame and dough scraper are all you need. VIEW THE SET
Apprentice Baker SetAlready have bannetons to prove your bread? Get all the extra sourdough accessories to grow your baking arsenal with the Apprentice Baker Set. VIEW THE SET
Intermediate Baker SetAll the essentials plus some extra bakeware. Go 'pro' and master your skill. VIEW THE SET
Ultimate Baker SetOur most comprehensive and all inclusive sourdough bakeware set. This is the real deal, perfect for a gift. Virtually all you'll need is flour and water. VIEW THE SET
Why Choose Flour + Water?
Experience & Support
We guarantee satisfaction with our starter kits and sourdough accessories, and we offer unlimited support with any purchase. If you have questions and/or concerns prior to placing an order, please reach out to us. We have all answers for you.
Local Sydney stock
All our products are shipped directly from Sydney, Australia, from our family home. Order before 9am and have it shipped the same day! No one likes delays, and we don't like them either. We drop packages at the local Aus Post hub daily.
Tracked delivery Australia-wide
We ship packages daily from Mon-Thu with Australia Post. Each consignment includes a tracking link so that you know when to expect delivery. If choosing the afforable letter option for your starter, remember there is no tracking available.
Convenient Local Pickup
We operate from home and we are happy for you to collect your order in person. Once you place your order, just select 'Local Pickup' option and follow the instructions to book the convenient time. There is ample street parking available or you can use our visitor parking.
Check our Recipes and Instructions
Classic Sourdough Bread Leavened with Rye or Wheat Starter
An easy to follow recipe for a classic sourdough bread leavened with rye or wheat starter in 7 steps. Our favourite all-rounder.
Sourdough Starter Maintenance and Troubleshooting
What to do first after you receive your starter? What flour to use for feeding and baking? What container should be used and how to store it?
Crispy Sourdough Pizza Leavened with Wheat Starter
Our favourite recipe for a crispy sourdough pizza dough that no one can resist. You won't be ordering take-away pizza anymore!
No Knead Rye and Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread
This hearty no-knead sourdough is full of amazing nutty flavours from roasted seeds and the darker type flours, namely rye and whole wheat.