Maratime starter recipe

Maratime starter

Dieppe, Canada

Age

2Years
Color

Country of origin Canada

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Maratime starter

Since 2016

I have spent the last 5 years fermenting everything I could get my hands on and exploring food and beverage fermenting traditions from around the world. I remember the bakery in my mom's village in Spain and learned that, that bread I so much loved was made using sourdough. I just had to try and replicate it...

Characteristics

it has gone through so much and survived! It is amazing how resilient it is. I have frozen for up to a month at a time, dehydrated it for travel and experimented with different feedings and temperature...

Taste & flavour

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Recipe

Starting ingredients

  • g 900 rye flour

Feeding ingredients

  • g 100 flour
1
I have fed it daily changing flours on several occasions from Kamut to spelt to whole wheat and eventually back to using white flour as I find it works best. I feed my sourdough using equal parts of starter water and flour always transferring to a clean jar and letting it sit on my counter at 19C to 20C
g 100 flour
2
I have started experimenting with using the amounts same as above but refrigerating for one week at a time. At time of using, I leave on counter 20C until very active before re-feeding and using.

Working method

1
started my sourdough about two years ago. mixed 200g of rye flour with 200g of filtered water into a mason jar and covered it with a linen towel. next day and 7 days after that I added 100g water and 100g flour to the mixture always transferring to a clean jar.
g 900 rye flour

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