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How do you start?


To start baking sourdough bread you need a sourdough starter.
A sourdough starter consists only of flour, water and possibly a little grated apple, raisins or organic honey.

You find a recipe for sourdough starter here.

Once you have started your sourdough it can live forever. You just have to feed the sourdough once a week.
You find a recipe for feeding sourdough starter here.

Old sourdough

Boudin bakery in San Francisco claim that their sourdough starter is from 1849 when the bakery was started.