This is fascinating – can’t wait to see how the bread turns out
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I am making sourdough. I started the starter on Saturday afternoon, and it’s reached the point where it smells kind of yeasty, and now it’s looking like this:
It’s caused quite a lot of visceral horror, because I bunged something a little bit unconventional in the starter: yeast from my vagina. Here’s my recipe, so you know:
1 small Greek coffee-sized cup of plain flour
1/2 small Greek coffee-sized cup of water
As much vaginal yeast as I could scrape off a dildo I put in my vagina–my estimate is that there was about as much of it as would lightly coat a single tine of a fork, and no more.
- Mix the ingredients together.
- Cover in foil, leave
- The next day, “feed” it 1 small Greek coffee-sized cup of flour, 1/2 small Greek…
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