Starters & Levains

<p>Fermenting flour and water to rise bread with</p>

Using a bread premix - but wondering about the salt?

Hi Guys My wife and I are both diabetic, so it's suggested that we eat multigrain or wholemeal. So, my starters have had mixtures...

Sourdough starter - Parmesan smell

I've been following thekitchn's sourdough starter recipe - 4 oz ap flour + 4 oz water daily for 4 days, and should be ready to...

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Can my starter be saved?

I feed it every month or so to keep it going, but this time I let it go a long time and didn't measure very well the white flour...

Sourdough Starter

Good day! I've been trying to make a sourdough starter with Unbleached White Flour for about 3 weeks. I created 2 batches feeding...

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Starter Stopped!

Hi All! Newbie here. I'm confident your advice will be that I simply need to persist and this activity (or lack thereof!) with my...

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What's the point of the levain?

Hi I am new to sourdough, I am wondering what the point of making a levain prior to making the loaf is. Why not just use...

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Hello Bakers new here with yeast questions

Hello bakers want to introduce myself and ask some questions. I've been brewing beer for awhile and since I have a refrigerator...

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Starters and using with various flours

Hi can I use a healthy white starter to bake a loaf with other flours - Einkorn / Wholemeal etc or is it vital to use a starter...

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The damn hooch!

I’m brand new to home-made sourdough. I’m using an organic wholemeal flour for my starter with a ratio of 1 part flour to 1 part...

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Sourdough not starting!

I'm having an issue with my sourdough starter not bubbling at all... I use organic whole wheat flour and bottled water, started...

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