Sandy recipe


Charlotte, United States



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Since 2014

After going to a macro biotic conference at the Kushi Institute.They had delicious whole grain sourdough bread from a local bakery that was wonderful.


Delicate and mild to robust fruity taste, depending on the recipe.

Taste & flavour

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Starting ingredients

  • 50% Sprouted rye
  • 50% Water

Feeding ingredients

  • 2tbsp Sprouted rye
  • 2tbsp Water
When not baking on weekends, I feed 2 tbsp each flour and warm filtered water, leave out a few hours and return to fridge. On baking weekends I get out the starter 2 days in advance and feed 3 times every 12 hours.
2tbsp Sprouted rye 2tbsp Water

Working method

I mostly maintain my starter with sprouted rye flour at 100% hydration. I add sprouted barley and wheat flours on occasion for some recipes.
50% Sprouted rye 50% Water


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Basic 100% whole rye sourdough

I first learned to make starter and whole rye sourdough from Sandor Katz’s book, “Wild Fermentation”.
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