Ischia Sourdough Starter

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Ischia Sourdough Starter

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Ischia sourdough tends to be more tart than our other sourdough starter cultures. Originating on the island of Ischia off the Gulf of Naples, Italy, it is a great choice for sandwich bread. For best results, we recommend feeding your sourdough starter weekly.

This sourdough starter is available as a dried culture. Dried sourdough starters are shelf-stable and do not have to be fed or cared for immediately. Dried sourdough starters can be ready to create baked goods within 3 to 5 days.

Detailed instructions will be included with your order. Click here to view our Ischia Sourdough Starter instructions.

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  • From Pg709 at 9/8/12 9:25 PM
    • Is there any yeast in your sourdough starters?
    • Our sourdough starters include the wild yeast from the various regions where the starters originated. We do not add any yeast to them.
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  • From Aislinn at 5/9/13 1:00 AM
    • The description says this is shelf-stable, but I got a "perishable" alert when I ordered. Does this need to be kept in the fridge until use?
    • The sourdough starters are dried for safe shipping and can be stored at room temperature for 3 to 4 weeks. We recommend freezing the starters to extend the shelf life to about 12 months.
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  • From Chris at 7/3/13 7:01 AM
    • Hi,

      can you send the starter to europe?

      What the shipping charges will be ?

      Thanks
    • I'm sorry, we do not currently ship individual orders outside the United States and Canada. Please see the map for resellers in Europe: http://www.culturesforhealth.com/ustorelocator/location/map
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Does what is says! Review by AmberH
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I've followed the instructions to a 'T' and was so pleased and excited when I came down one morning to see that my starter was happily bubbling away to itself! I had a bit of confusion about growing the fresh sourdough starter, but happily Cultures for Health have an amazing CS and got back to me within hours with a detailed explanation. Currently awaiting my first loaves! (Posted on February 17, 2014)
Excellent sandwich loaf Review by Travis W
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This culture makes a great sourdough sandwich loaf! Our starter rises very quickly, and is even somewhat active while "dormant" in the refrigerator. We typically let the loaf rise for approximately 12 hours, then punch it down a second time and let it rise for another four hours. We have baked these loafs multiple times and they never come out too sour. (Posted on May 6, 2013)
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