Did you know that you can make sourdough starter from the air around you? After reading about capturing wild yeast from the air I set out to make my own natural sourdough yeast starter.
I was so excited to know that if you couldn’t buy yeast that one could still make breads and other products from natural yeast in the air. While it may sound unbelievable, it’s true and I am here to tell you that it is possible.
It is so simple and the results are so amazing. Just take 2 cups of flour and cover it with 2 cups of water. Now you can use white flour, whole wheat flour or other grains but make sure your water is non-chlorinated. I am on a private water well that is not chlorinated so I just use my tap water. If you are on a public water system that is chlorinated, either filter, boil or leave your water out for 24 hours on the counter so the chlorine is gone from your water.
The next step is to feed and stir the yeast starter. Continue Reading →