The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts

Got mold???

whitedaisy's picture

Got mold???

I began an new start early last week, only to find MOLD in my start on day 4!!! Not sure I'm cut out for sour dough...


SourdoLady's picture

If you use pineapple or orange juice instead of water for the first four days you won't have mold. The acid in the juice prevents the mold from growing. Trust me, it works!