LaRoux recipe

LaRoux

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Age

1Year
Color

Country of origin Netherlands

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Since 2018

I started reading about sourdough and I became fascinated with the process, the complexity of the techniques used to process three basic ingredients. The fact that each sourdough starter is a unique combination of microorganisms makes the act of making a bread from scratch very personal.

Characteristics

This starter is my 5th attempt at making a starter. 2 of the attempts were successful, I managed to maintain it for about a year and a half.

Taste & flavour

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Recipe

Starting ingredients

  • 45g Water
  • 45g Whole Rye Flour

Feeding ingredients

  • 100% Whole Rye Flour
  • 120% Water
  • 25% Llevain
1
I discard about 80% of the starter and mix in rye flour and water following the formula bellow. I keep around 150 g of levain
100% Whole Rye Flour 120% Water 25% Llevain

Working method

1
Mixed dark rye flour with room temperature water (ambient temperature around 30C). Discarded about 70% percent after 14 hours.
45g Water 45g Whole Rye Flour

Result

White Sourdough Batard

LaRoux White Sourdough Batard first overview
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LaRoux White Sourdough Batard first slice
LaRoux White Sourdough Batard second slice

Beginner's Sourdough Bread

82% bread flour, 12% whole wheat flour, 5% dark rye flour, 78% hydration
LaRoux Beginner's Sourdough Bread first overview
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