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Restarting a Culture from a Dried Starter

Restarting a Culture from a Dried Starter


  • Restarting a starter from a dried culture (Note that this qualifies the starter as a "New Starter"...refer to the appropriate section above after following the procedure below):

    - In a 1 cup measuring cup which has been warmed to around 90 degrees by flowing water, combine 1 cup of 90 degree water and the dried culture (1 or 2 tablespoons of powder, more is not necessary).

    - Mix well and let the dried culture soak for about 30 minutes.

    - Add 1 1/2 cups all-purpose white flour and mix well being sure to incorporate as much air into the mixture as possible.- Proof for 12 to 18 hours.

    - Refer to the section above on "NEW STARTERS" to judge the state of your newly revived starter and follow the directions found there.