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Deceptively Simple Sourdough

Photo from Getty Images/Enzo Nguyen@Tercer Ojo PhotographyWild yeast populations exist just about everywhere, from whitish blooms on grapes to a subtle presence on grains. Because they vary greatly from region to region, yeasts give local foods a custom taste. That’s why sourdough bread from ...

How to Make a Wild Yeast Starter

The idea with making a yeast starter is to create a solution where you increase dramatically the cell count of the yeast by feeding it with sugar before “pitching it” (pouring it) into your brew. The large quantity of yeast pretty much ensures a successful fermentation. The method I ...


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