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April 2007 attempt at capturing wild yeast . July 2007 bread failure . July 2007 2nd attempt to capture wild yeast . July 2007 bread success! . July 2007 another success! . August 2007 sourdough rye . January 2008 malted wildbread . June 2012 wild yeast capture . June 2012 Wild Bread (Tartine) . travelling with sourdough starter . hand-kneading slack dough

Wild Bread with Malt

January 2008
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July 2007 wild bread success! . November 2007 another wild bread success! . January 2008 wild bread with malt

I have been struggling with getting the wild bread to be less sour. I added malt powder and a tiny bit (1/16 tsp) of active dry yeast to this bread. It is less sour. Even though the taste is pretty good, I'd still like to make a completely unsour wild yeast bread - without using even a trace of commercial yeast.

wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

This is how not to do slashes. I'm not yet sure what I did incorrectly. Perhaps I didn't slash deeply enough.

wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

Side view of both loaves

wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

One can just make out that I placed star shaped cookie cutters on top of this loaf as it was rising. Again, I don't know what I did incorrectly. (Take a look at what I expected the bread to look like.) But I can't really complain - there was oven spring at last!

wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

The crumb is quite good with lots of nice looking holes.

wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

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wild bread with malt © ejm January 2008

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