Sourdough Starter – Day 7

January 29th, 2012  | Category: Bread

Sourdough Starter - Day 7

Yet another uneventful day. The sourdough starter looks pretty much the same as yesterday.

The starter has to ferment predictably (rising and falling after each feeding) before preparing the leaven.

Needless to say, this much of rise is not enough.

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Sourdough Starter – Day 6

January 28th, 2012  | Category: Bread

Sourdough Starter - Day 6

You might remember from yesterday’s post… The sourdough starter rose by approximately quarter of an inch after the feeding. Looking at it today, I see that it didn’t rise much after that.

The crust is a bit darker and drier. I peel the crust and it’s bubbly underneath.

The stinky cheese smell is almost gone. It started smelling like fresh milk.

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