Sourdough Starter: The Basics + Method

  • flour (any type)
  • water (filtered or distilled)
  • honey (optional)
  • pineapple juice (optional)
  1. To start from scratch, you will need a jar with a lid that can be loosely fit. Mix 2 tbsp of honey water/pineapple juice (sugar water would work, too) with 3 tbsp of flour.
  2. After 24 hours, feed it again, this time with 2 tbsp water and 3 tbsp flour.
  3. Continue feeding, and your starter will be ready in 5–7 days.
  4. Keep your starter alive by feeding at least once a day on the countertop, or once a week in the fridge.

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M Capetz

M Capetz

sustainable cooking and baking