Starters & Levains

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

There is strange liquid in my sourdough starter

I made my sourdough starter (made from whole wheat flour) 4 days ago and the first 2 days everything was going well. The...

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The original San-Francisco starter.

Hello! I have a question. I have an original San-Francisco starter. I wonder, how i sould activate it. Does anyone has a...


Everything you wanted to know about yeasts

Checking out the archives. Thank you to John Castley for sharing this with Graham some time ago. Everything you wanted to know...

Sourdough starter problem-need trouble shooting suggestions

Hi, newbie first attempt: Fresh ground flours, super pure filtered water, ambient temp 70 degress F., mix 50:50 by volume so...


Starting starter problem--newbie

Hi, hoping for some help trouble shooting my starter: Fresh ground flour, very pure filtered water, temp right around 70 F...

Feeding + baking

Just wondering how long you need to wait after you have fed your starter to start baking? Hours or days?


Blackberry starter?

Hi all - i have this idea to make a starter from fermented blackberries. I have had succes's with fermented apples - the bread...

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Mother vs Starter??

Hi... I am relatively new to sourdough baking and have a question about Mothers and starters. I was given some Mother from a...



IVAN HAS ASKED: I think I had under estimated the temperature here; it doesn't seem hot (still in high 20s though), but the...

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Diluting starter

Hi Can someone explain the process of diluting my starter to obtain a whiter loaf please? I currently feed my 100% hydration...

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