Rye Starter recipe

Rye Starter

Rochester, United States

Age

10Years
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Country of origin United States

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Rye Starter

Since 2009

I am trying to re-create the breads from my childhood.

Characteristics

The rye flour gives it a very sweet smell and flavor. It works pretty well in a wheat/rye mix bread.

Taste & flavour

Recipe

Starting ingredients

  • 10g Whole grain rye flour
  • 10g Water
  • 10g Sourdough starter
  • 30g Starter
  • 250g Water
  • 250g Whole grain rye flour

Feeding ingredients

  • 50g Starter
  • 100g Water (warm)
  • 100g Whole grain rye flour
1
Take 50g old sourdough and add 100g warm water and 100g whole grain rye flour. Let sit on the counter until at least doubled in size and then store in the fridge for up to a week.
50g Starter 100g Water (warm) 100g Whole grain rye flour

Working method

1
I usually have a two step process to get from my sourdough in the fridge to something that can create a bread: This is the first step Mix, and let rise until doubled in size
10g Whole grain rye flour 10g Water 10g Sourdough starter
2
Take the starter from the previous step and add 250g water and 250g whole grain rye flour. Let stand over night in not too cold place. On the next morning, I use this to bake bread.
30g Starter 250g Water 250g Whole grain rye flour

Result

Wheat/Rye Bread

This is a basic wheat/rye bread using about 60% AP flour, 20% whole grain rye and 20% white whole wheat flour.
Rye Starter Wheat/Rye Bread first overview

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