You can produce an authentic French loaf in your own kitchen. This really works! Adapted for the bread machine from a recipe found in World Sourdoughs From Antiquity, by Ed Wood. Prep time includes proofing time for sourdough starter.
How To Make Sourdough Bread
How to make sourdough bread - holes, aerated -- lot of work, but oh so worth it
A great starter recipe to use if you are new to sourdough baking. The dough cycle of the bread machine can be used to prepare the dough, if you like. Prep time does not include proofing time for starter.