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pâte fermentée ruined?

christina_king's picture

pâte fermentée ruined?

Hi All,

I took a look at my pate fermente after 10 hours to find it hadn't risen and without thinking, picked it up..did I ruin it? can i just wait another 10 -12 hours or should I start over?


douginjapan's picture

Could be a problem with the yeast being too old.