Share a little about the ingredients and techniques used to create this dish/item. Bread flour, water, salt, yeast, sugar, diastatic malt, vital gluten, sourdough starter, garlic, sesame seeds What are you most proud of? There were BETTER than the fresh bagels at our local bagel shop (which are actually pretty good)! Wow! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Patience! The started needs to ferment overnight and you don't want to rush the timing. All in all, this took 17 hours of elapsed time, so you need to plan ahead.