I showed you how to make your own sourdough starter (courtesy of Breadtopia). Whether you used that, or were given a starter from someone else, here’s what you now need to know:
- Remove starter from fridge and transfer to a larger bowl.
- Feed starter roughly 1 cup flour and 3/4 cup water, stirring to combine.
- Cover and set aside for a few hours. You should clean your starter’s usual container at this point, so it has a nice clean home to return to.
- If some bubbles have formed within 3 hours, your starter is happily fed and still alive.
- At this point, divide it in half- half goes back into the container in the fridge, the other half is your fed starter for making bready things (if the recipe calls for more starter than you have, just repeat the feeding until you have the right amount).
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