HI, IT’S CARLA. As the founder of jovial foods, I’ve always wanted to create a space where einkorn bakers could compare notes. I also love to hear and learn from your feedback. And, if you have questions or want to show the community what you’re baking, please register and create a post. I’ll do my best to answer all questions about the cookbook, with help from the jovial staff. Welcome to the einkorn cookbook community!

is salt necessary

I started baking einkorn sourdough so that I could control the salt content and allow my husband, who is waiting for a heart transplant, to still be able to eat bread. I was using a salt substitute, only to learn it is loaded with potassium and now his potassium count is too high. Can I … Continued


Carla, Thank you so much for all your products which are staples in my household. My family and I thank you! I own and use your Einkorn cookbook constantly. Please could you create a second? Kate


The video that showed how you put the bread dough in he colander and then you cut the top of the dough with a special knife. Where can I find one of those. Thank you Randy

Sourdough English Muffins

Hi Carla! Have you ever developed a recipe for sourdough English muffins? If not, I’d love to see one! Thanks, Alexa

Classic sandwich loaf

I made the classic sandwich loaf recipe on page 39 of the cookbook. I am wondering what is the purposes of leaving the bread in the hot pan for 15 minutes after baking before removing it. When I took the bread out of the pan, the crust was moist, as if it had been steamed. … Continued

Pastry for empanadas

I would love to find out how to make a pastry for empanadas? I have tried several recipes and have not had success. I have recently found out that I have celiac and really miss my empanadas!

No knead overnight artisan loaf

Hello, I have been working on baking the No Knead Overnight Artisan Loaf. My starter has finally matured which helps. It may not be super super strong but it seems right now. In spite of that, I have been getting liquid dough in the Overnight Artisan Loaf if I use the measurements for water given. … Continued

Help! First time making starter and it’s taking off….

Hi, I am brand new to making sourdough and using Einkorn. I live in the Caribbean, so I believe the warmer climate and higher humidity here is making the process go much faster. After only 24 hours, I see bubbles on top!!! What should I do? Carla’s video says to let it rest 48 hours … Continued

Carrot Cake

I’ve seen a lot of sourdough carrot cake recipes and an Einkorn carrot cake recipe, but not an Einkorn carrot cake recipe. Was curious if I can just make a levain and then use that as my “sourdough starter” in a regular sourdough recipe? Or if there is a way to sub Einkorn sourdough into … Continued


How do you make sourdough pancakes with einkorn flour?