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The Benefits of Sourdough Starter in Artisan Baking

By making this bread you will be saving up in ways more than one. For starters, baking your own bread will cut you the cost of transportation. Plus energy cost in commercial manufacturing and production will be lessened. And by choosing to bake sourdough instead of the normal dough, the ingredients you will be using are fewer than the usual and healthier since there are no additives and unnatural ingredients kefir grains.

Also, the dough could be easily mixed by hand, no need to use electric mixers and any other power consuming appliances. And you are certain that your bread is fresh since you are the one who made it.

One of the best things about this bread is that you don’t have to be a skilled baker when you’re attempting to bake this kind of bread. Even if it is your first time, or you don’t have any background in baking, you can certainly make it possible provided that you have the interest to learn and a wide room for improvement.

The only ingredients you will need are the basic ones: flour, water, salt and sugar. While the baking tools you will need are a mixing bowl, an oven, and a baking sheet. When you bake a bread using sourdough, it only takes a short time, about twenty minutes or so, depending on the size of the dough.

Since the ingredients are only simple ones, you will save up money, and the process is not complicated. And you would be able to bake bread that beats a grocery loaf bread containing ten or more ingredients.