Carob sourdough starter

Carob is known to have been the first medicine for the poor for stomach cramps. Scientific studies, including one by the University of Zagreb (Link to: 10.17113/ftb., confirm that the quality of bread is much improved by using carob starter.

Gluten-free buckwheat sourdough starter

If we want to have a good active sourdough starter, we need to love and nurture it, then it will give back a lot more than we give. This way we can have the most amazing gluten-free sourdough starter or so called homemade yeast and bake the most delicious fermented gluten-free bread you've ever tasted.

I usually use buckwheat flour to make gluten-free yeast, but occasionally I also use millet or rice flour, chocolate or carob flour. The quickest way to start sourdough starter is with brown rice flour or teff flour. I keep the starter in the fridge and it is the basis for making the active leaven or natural yeast that I use when baking fermented bread.