Starters & Levains

Starter Texture

by bandicoot77
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commented on 1 year ago
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 I have recently returned from an 8-week visit to the USA.When I did the same trip last year I took some starter with me and used it while I was over ... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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Hi everbody, I'm new to the forum and began my sourdough starter 19 days ago, should I give up and start again?  I am using strong white and rye m... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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I have cheated a little and started my starter with a little bit of commercial dry yeast. I had some dry yeast from the last batch of bread that I baked. I... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

Starter question

by janisem
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After making 2 loaves with a rye and white wholemeal starter (30/70 100 % hydration) I want to leave out the rye and just use strong white as the white loa... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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Hi, i just received my dry starter from Graham in the post. In the insturctions is tells me to feed the start at least once initially before baking. It pro... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

Starter Trouble!

by 20glen11
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Can anyone advise me as to the smell of my starter?I had a very successful starter a few months back which I had been using for a year but unfortunately it... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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If you have a sourdough starter to share with others, check out the first ever world wide SOURDOUGH ... read more →

posted 1 year ago
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..perhaps all this time alone with only a baby and starter for company but I have an overwhelming desire to name my rye starter 'Bettina'! Why this... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

feed frenzy

by elwoodburgers
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Hi allmy 1st post on here, i've been lurking for a while - and just want to say thanks to you all for such great reading and as a source of inspiration... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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I've had my first starter going for six days now. Each time I feed it rises and falls by about 20-25% in the first two or so hours. Is this normal? The... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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Yesterday my starter became acidic smelling so I knew that if I took a portion to feed then by tomorrow it would be nice and bubbly.  But when I smell... read more →

posted 1 year ago

Starting a starter

by Shellykzoo
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I am new to this forum having found it doing a web search.  Yesterday I got the sourdough bug again and decided to get a starter going.  I h... read more →

commented on 1 year ago

sourdough starter

by dtdave
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 I stared a starter (new to this) and want to make waffles with it. I followed a recipe that required a yeast packet with warm water and flour equal p... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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Hi Everyone!Just for a bit of fun, and out of interest.... who here thinks they have the oldest (or knows about the oldest, somewhere else) continuously su... read more →

commented on 1 year ago
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Hello All Long time reader, first time poster... Read more read more →

commented on 1 year ago