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Sourdough Starter – Day 8

Look at that! Very exciting. There’s quite a significant rise today.

The sourdough starter rose by approximately an inch and a half.

If I get a similar result tomorrow, I’ll bake my first sourdough bread.

HOW TO MAKE A SOURDOUGH STARTER

SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE – DAY 8

Recipe adapted from “Tartine Bread” by Chad Robertson

Ingredients

  • 150 grams (approximately 1 cup + 1 tablespoon) bread and whole wheat flour (%50-%50) blend
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup + 1 teaspoon) lukewarm water

Method

  1. Remove crust and discard 80% of the sourdough starter.
  2. Add flour and water and mix until no lumps remain.
  3. Wipe the rim clean, cover with a clean cloth and place in a cool spot in your kitchen.