How To Make Yeast From Scratch
I am not sure when you will be reading this post, but right now, is april 21st 2020 and we are in the middle of a pandemic. Yeast is so hard to find, my local walmart hasn’t had it in stock for weeks.
Even if you are reading this years later and everything is hunky dory again, this recipe may still come in handy if you want to make your own bread COMPLETELY from scratch!
So if you are looking to make bread or baked goods and you need yeast, I found a great tutorial which shows you how to capture wild yeast and bacteria that’s already present in the air or in the flour to make a “sourdough starter.” This believe it or not is how bakers have done it for generations.
Amazing bread pics:
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I promised you guys the recipe for yesterday’s loaf, so here it is… ⠀ Bread Specs: ⠀ Autolyse 240g @centralmilling red rose artisan bread flour, 80g whole wheat flour, and 260g water for 2 hours. Added 65g levain and let sit for 30 min. Added 7g sea salt and let sit for 30 min. Followed by 5 coil folds every 30-45 min. Let sit for 1.5 hrs to finish bulk 🤦🏻♂️ Shaped and into fridge for 13hrs. Bulk temp was 76F. Baked in @lodgecastiron combo cooker at 500F covered for first 18 min. Lowered temp to 425F uncovered for 10 min then lowered to 400F for last 10 min. ⠀ . . ⠀ #sourdough #bread #sourdoughbread #naturallyleavened #wildyeast #realbread #baking #foodie #levain #artisanbread #organic #bakery #fermentation #breadbosses #breadmaking #baker #sourdoughstarter #food #foodporn #homemade #thebakefeed #vegan #artisan #sourdoughclub #breadbaking #feedfeed #foodstagram #masamadre#crumbshot
Make your own yeast from scratch video:
Roe Sie, from the King’s Roost, teaches you how to catch wild yeast in your own kitchen with a bit of flour and some water (or pineapple juice!) to start your own colony from scratch. It’s easy and fun.
check out this overflowing starter! One can only wish you make this much 🙂
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Steve is super happy!!! My #BakingBeast wife @rgg2b named her sourdough starter “Steve.” Why I don’t know, apparently it is tradition to name your starter. She fed Steve last night before going bed and apparently Steve was so happy he blew his load, lol. Feeding a starter basically means you add flour and water to the active yeast. . #sourdough #sourdoughstarter #pandemicbaking #quarintinebaking #steveblewhisload #socially_disturbed #healthybaking #vegan #veganbaking #sourdoughisvegan
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