Independently published

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter: Capture and Harness the Wild Yeast

Learn how to make your own sourdough starter so you can bake wonderful sourdough bread that will amaze your family and friends. This little booklet explains, with easy to understand step by step instructions, how to get started, what ingredients you will need and the science behind the myths. There are formulas for different types of sourdough starters and for a motherdough pre-ferment. You will also learn what hydration means in baker's terms and how to care for yoor a motherdough pre-ferment. You will also learn what hydration means in baker's terms and how to care for your starter, feed, freeze, dry and store it. Sourdough baking is easy and fun but you need a sourdough starter first. So come on, let's get started! Contents Capture and Harness the Wild Yeast Contents Introduction How to Make Your Own Sourdough Starter Gather Your Equipment and Ingredients The Container Flour Water Juice Salt The process How to Make a 100% Hydration Starter How to Make a 166% Hydration Starter How to Change the Hydration Level Convert a 100% Starter to a 166% Starter When Can I Use My Starter? Doubling Test Testing Your Starter’s Capability Float Test Having Enough Starter for Your Formula Starter Variations Using Different Types of Flour What Does Hydration Mean? Taking Care of Your Starter Cleaning the Container and Revitalizing a Bad Starter Freezing your Starter Drying and Storing Your Starter Slowing Down Fermentation TIPS How to Make Motherdough @ 60% Hydration A Different Kind of Starter (cold fermented starter) 60% Motherdough Formula 40% Motherdough Formula 40% motherdough using 100% hydration starter 40% motherdough using 166% hydration starter: 50% Hydration Motherdough: Continue Your Sourdough Journey About the Author Resources read more

Products at Walmart
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate