Levain

sourdough starter levain

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Sourdough Starterhttps://www.craving-nomz.com/online-dating-ecuador/
Ongoing culture, fed & discarded regularlyBuilt once for a single bake
Typically is made up of water, flour, and starterCan be made up of many different ingredients
Typically fed at 1:1:1 ratio of starter-flour-waterUsually fed at a higher four and water ratio

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