Natural yeast recipe


Ingredients of natural yeast

  • 2 cups of water, better if it is rain water.

  • 1 spoonful of olive oil

  • ½ spoonful of marine salt.

  • Wheat flour (no more than 90 days old). If it is older, it may become rancid.

Preparation of natural yeast

Baker making bread

Baker making bread

  • Put water, oil and salt in a large glass bowl. Add flour gradually and go stir until it forms a compact paste.

  • Let stand in a warm place about 24 º C constant temperature.

  • After two days, if it’s summer, or seven days in winter, you get the yeast.

Renovation of natural yeast

In order to have yeast always available, it must be renewed every two days in summer and seven in winter. To do this, you have to add water and flour and knead again until completing the process of preparation as it has been explained before.

As this process goes, because of this renewal, yeast is reaching higher quality. Every day it should be wet to cool it.

Use of natural yeast

It shoud be used for preparing homemade bread.

More information on bread.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

19 March, 2019

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