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Sourdough Starters-

What exactly is sourdough?

It's a culture of yeasts and beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in flour. Making sourdough bread is incredibly simple. Ordinary people have been doing it for thousands of years. You take some starter, refresh it with several times its own weight of fresh flour and water and let this ferment for some hours until the yeast population has grown (the mixture will bubble or increase in volume).

You use most of this dough to make bread by adding more flour, water and salt, and keep a little bit back as your starter for the next batch of bread. It really is that easy. And there's no need for any fussing over or 'feeding' your starter between baking sessions. Just leave it in the fridge until the next time that you want to make bread, refresh it as described, make your loaf and put the remainder of the refreshed starter back in the fridge where it will keep happily for a long time.
Sourdough starter made with organic flour by happykombucha

All of Sourdough Cultures are:
  • Grown in Soil association Certified ingredients, which are GMO free.
  • UKAS Lab tested 
  • We guarantee that your culture will work
  • Lifetime supply of Culture- If you take care of Sourdough you will never need to purchase one again. 
  • We are a food registered company 
  • All of our food handlers hold at least level 2 food hygiene certificates
  • We have a full food safety programme in place (Haccp plan)
  • Daily Ph tests are carried out on our cultures
  • All live cultures are ready to to ferment as soon as they arrive
  • All cultures are picked and packed to order daily
  • All packaging is food grade and heat sealed
  • Full paper instructions are provided with every culture (not just online) but we also provide access to our online instructions and tutorial videos and youtube channel
  • Full customer support- We are here to help and for as long as you need us. When you buy one of our cultures one of our Culture experts is available to via email or telephone or in person to help you with your brew. You can come back to us at any point for help. We will do everything we can to help you happily make wonderful Sourdough bread.