Sourdough Starter – Day 2

January 24th, 2012  | Category: Bread

Sourdough Starter - Day 2

This must be the least exciting day of the sourdough adventure. It has been 24 hours since I started making my own sourdough starter.

There’s a light crust on top. It didn’t rise a bit and smells nothing like stinky cheese.

I can see signs of life around the edges. The book mentions bubble formation happening after 2-3 days. Is my sourdough starter maturing faster than expected?

I’m not sure. I guess it will be safer to wait for another day to see if it’s ready for the first feeding.

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  1. 1 - Addi! on January 25th, 2012

    Hi Cenk! It´s very nice that you share your adventure making a sourdough starter. Last weekend I tried to make sourdough bread but it ends with a bread like a stone! I bought a sourdough starter, but I think I´m trying now to make my own with your help. Fingers crossed.

  2. 2 - Anna on January 25th, 2012

    The temperature is probably not warm enough? I think it’s great that you are doing this.

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