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Leavening Legends and Cultural Creations

  Shutterstock /Valentyn Volkov There are three preindustrial systems for leavening breads: steam; pure cultures of yeast; and yeasts and bacteria working together in sourdough starters. Steam is the simplest leavening system. Bake a thin disk of dough on a hot surface and it’ll puff up ...


Inspiration for edible alchemy.