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!

Einkorn Graham Crackers

I have been making the “Goodness Graham Cracker” recipe in the cookbook and like them very much. I just saw another recipe for “Einkorn Homemade Graham Crackers” on the website that is a little different. Is this a new and improved recipe or an old recipe before the cookbook came out? why the change and … Continued

Starter questions

Hi there! So I am on day 13 of my einkorn starter. I know that can be early in the game, so to speak, but I am not seeing much activity. There are some small bubbles on the bottom if I look underneath. Here’s a photo. It’s very dense. I am using a scale to … Continued


I just want to thank Carla for her amazing book. I bake soley with Einkorn, have shared my bread with friends and all absolutely love it! It is the best tasting bread ever! I make both whole-grain for our “daily” bread, and usually the baguettes for taking to potlucks and for entertaining. Thanks!

Einkorn Sweet Rolls

Following the recipe for Einkorn Cinnamon Rolls on the website, this is the sourdough version with lemon sugar instead of the brown sugar and cinnamon and fresh blueberries, with a lemon glaze. They were so yummy!


My family loves the buttermilk biscuits from you cookbook. I want to make them on an upcoming camping trip.. We have a camper so I have an oven, but I don’t have the space to make the dough at camp. Can I make the biscuit dough and cut into biscuits and freeze and then cook … Continued

Starter help

Hi Carla! I started my sourdough starter on May 7, so it’s a little over a month old now. I’ve been following the instructions in the cookbook with dedication, weighing my ingredients and using Einkorn AP flour and taking the temperature of my water. I’m concerned that my starter isn’t maturing properly. There are bubbles … Continued

sourdough einkorn

I am trying so hard to make Einkorn bread. I have tried several so far and I get a heavy tasteless something, but not bread. I have watched the videos several times and I do as I see and follow the recipe from your cookbook. My best was yesterday I made the sandwich loaf. My … Continued

Thanking God for Einkorn

Dear Jovial, I have Fibromyalgia but love bread. I gave it up until I started baking with GF flours but just did not enjoy the cake-like taste and feel so I started looking for a flour that was going to give me back the chewy tast of wheat and the feel of real bread. Having … Continued

bread making machine using jovial flour

Hi! Want to know if i can use jovial flour in a bread making machine? Havent purchased the machine yet, considering first my ? then if a bread machine can be used, what setting using jovial flour. Thank you so much for your input, Debi

milk substitute

In the loaf breads that list milk as an ingredient can water be substituted for the milk to make it dairy free?