Starters & Levains

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If I increase the amount of levain in a recipe, how will it impact the final loaf? read more →

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Yeast Starters

by Shawnee1707
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Hi! Just found this website. Looking forward to exploring it! I have made my first batch of yeast using a recipe from another site. Potato water, adding su... read more →

commented on 6 weeks ago
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Hi all. I've been getting lots of useful information here over the past two months since I start... read more →

commented on 7 weeks ago

Seeding a starter

by janisem
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HiNeed a bit of help restarting my starter.  I had just a tiny bit left from my last bake and find that feeding by doubling the volume it just dries o... read more →

commented on 10 weeks ago
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Hi-Last year I received a wonderful dried starter from Alaska. I found that I was getting too busy t... read more →

commented on 16 weeks ago
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I am loving this soudough cooking AND this site! There is a whole world our there of sourdough bakers I didn't know about! I feel privleged to be part ... read more →

commented on 21 weeks ago
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I dried and ground some of my starter on 25/4 and stored in a sealed kilner jar.  Added 30g water to 30g of the dried starter 2 days ago and have been... read more →

commented on 24 weeks ago
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 After some dissatisfaction with freezing and rejuvenating my starter, I am experimenting with ... read more →

commented on 25 weeks ago
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Hi all, I am planning on making a large batch of sourdough bread to sell for a school fete. Do I need to give the starter more time than overnight after fe... read more →

commented on 26 weeks ago
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Reviving a starter vs. starting a new one - that is my internal debate. I freeze and revive, but the... read more →

commented on 27 weeks ago

lazy starter

by wishfish
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It's been a while since I've visited here - and I've moved from Panama to Brazil, in the meantime. I managed to create a truly ferociously acti... read more →

commented on 27 weeks ago
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Hi there, first timer to the forum.  I am originally from the UK and used to make my own sourdough.  I haven't made it in 6 months or so as w... read more →

commented on 28 weeks ago

beer barm

by dutchgirlme
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I have left over beer barm...yes that's real beer barm from a local brewery....I didn't use the entire quart jar of it...can I feed it like a sourd... read more →

commented on 32 weeks ago
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Hi everyone!For the past three weeks, I've been trying to make sourdough starter. It's finally working, and it seems like it'll be ready for ba... read more →

commented on 35 weeks ago
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My starter has a weird gray layer on top and what looks to be lots of white bubbles (I don't think it's mold, and it smells fine).  I recently... read more →

commented on 39 weeks ago

Beer Starter

by rotio
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Hey All, I'm new to the site - great to see such an active community around sourdough. I've been experimenting with a sourdough starter that I feed strictl... read more →

commented on 39 weeks ago