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    Getting Started on Sourdough

    I’ve always liked the idea of making sourdough. It’s made with a live, wild yeast, called a starter, which you have to nurture and feed, a bit like a pet. It’s ALIVE. It bubbles and grows and sometimes explodes all over your kitchen. Much more fun than the very tidy, well behaved dry yeast variety that you buy in a packet… You can make your own starter, but I am a total novice and was lucky enough to be offered one by Rich, “@them_apples” on Twitter. He kindly packaged up a lively starter and posted it to me. How very kind! He even made a note of what to do…