Starters & Levains

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I recently aquired a white wheat sourdough from 1857. It sits on the counter and I feed it daily with equal volumes of flour and water (following instructi... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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Beware, my starter exploded!  I came down stairs this morning to be confronted by a mess.  My Kilner jar had shattered - too much gas!  Fort... read more →

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Hi all, I am planning on baking a large batch of bread ( 12 loaves ) in a wood fired oven on Sunday. My formula tells me i need around 2KG of Sourdoug... read more →

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After 9 days it is starting to look a little healthier.  Still not doubled in size or got much ... read more →

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Picture for Steve Twigg

by CHRISGREEN1066
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Hi Steve,When I replied to your earlier post (re starter) it did not give the option of attaching ph... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

what now?

by Cookingwithcharl
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I have been following the fantastic sourdough starter tutorial on this website and i am currently on day 5 and all is looking on track! there are a few thi... read more →

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Looks and smells OK but it never seems to get really lively.  It always stays about the same he... read more →

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Sour Dough Starter

by Snorkel
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I have been making sour dough bread for a few months. Went on holiday for 3 weeks & starter in the fridge was dead. I had dried some by spreading 30 gr... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

Is my starter dead?

by wingtze
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Hi there, I started my sour dough starter on Friday evening using 175g strong white flour and 1... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

Starter help needed

by Spirited Starter
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Hi Everyone,Read more read more →

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My starter is about 2 years old and suddenly has been producing bread that had great crumb, spring, crust, etc, but doesn't have the distinctive "sour... read more →

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 this is the second loaf from my new starter (7 days old).  this loaf didn't have near... read more →

posted 1 year ago
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hello all, just getting started with sourdough and have a 6 day old starter. I'm at the stage of a strong paint odor (like oil based paint) and I'm hoping... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

Is it still alive?

by breezywen
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I am trying to save my 12 yr old starter! I got busy one day and after mixing up some bread threw all my starter away without taking some out to feed. So t... read more →

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Hi! I had a relatively active sourdough culture for the last 2 weeks, but then 2 days ago I’ve modified the way I feed it and it’s become extre... read more →

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Just wanted to post some pics of my first sourdough starter.  "Betsy" is currently on... read more →

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