Beginner’s Basic Sourdough Starter...Cin
A starter is a homemade yeast for bread.
With regular yeast breads, you go to the store and buy packets or a jar of active dry yeast.
Sourdough breads, on the other hand, get their flavor from wild yeast that is in your kitchen.
It will make your breads rise and give them a unique flavor.
Sometimes capturing a good yeast can be tricky.
With this recipe you will be using a commercial yeast to get the starter going.
Once your starter has had a chance to "bubble up and grow more yeast", you will be able to use it in all your sourdough bread recipes.
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Still using a "wooden spoon".
This is because the starter will expand.
Always replenish (feed) with equal amounts of water and flour after each use.
Stirring to mix it in with a wooden spoon.
Some of the Sourdough Starters, I make with instant potato flakes.