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tartine leaven doesn't float

mamacath's picture

tartine leaven doesn't float

is the leaven supposed to actually float at the top of the water it is tested in?  mine doesn't do that but doesn't actually sink?  i have had various issues including loaves that dont rise and wet loaves. anyone have this issue?  thanks alot.


jcking's picture

Have you tried a search of this site? If not type Tartine starter in the search box upper left.