Sourdough September part 2: It's alive!

September 18, 2017

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So you'll remember two weeks ago I tried to bring my old sourdough starter back to life after more than six months fermenting in the fridge. We were looking at a starter in a sorry, forlorn state, covered in a layer of 'hooch'. I was a bit worried it was beyond hope. Well, it went better than exp ...

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Sourdough September: Time for a revival

September 4, 2017

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Despite having a sourdough starter in my fridge that is some three years old, I've only made sourdough bread three times.

A sourdough starter is used to cultivate wild yeast in a form that can be used for baking. The best way to kick it off is to combine flour and water and leave it to ...

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