Starters & Levains

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

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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Failure to launch starter :(

Started my first started a little over two weeks ago. Things were going well, last Sunday (7 days ago) it was tripling in size,...

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Leaving Australia via New Zealand

Sadly I am having to leave Australia due to end of visa. I am spending time in New Zealand. Can I take my dehydrated sourdough...

Newbie Question: Hairy Mold in My Starter

After trying for several weeks to make my first starter I'm getting rather dispirited and so I figured I'd seek help here in the...

Weak starter

I had to refrigerate my starter when I went out on business for a week. I came back and have been feeding it but it seems weak. I...

Starter size

If you are baking fairly regularly what size should your starter be? I've been using the ratios 4oz starter, 4oz flour, 4oz water...

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Newbie -- just received sweet California starter used for biscuits, want to use for bread

Hello! I just moved to a new town without any good sourdough bread, and so I decided to learn to make my own! I found a local bed...

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Calorie calculation when baking products with sourdough

Leya from Romania has asked... I wanted to ask you a question about calorie calculation when baking products with sourdough. Not...

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Black bits in my starter sos!

Hi, I have made my first starter using a method I found online. It took 11 days and passed the float test. It was going fantastic...

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Very fast fermentation

Hi, this is my first sour dough starter, so I'm very new to this. I started the sour dough on Monday night (with organic rye...

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