What is a sourdough?

  • Aug 16, 2021
  • By Anatã India
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While regular bread is leavened with packaged yeast, sourdough bread is leavened with Lactobacillus bacteria and wild yeasts. This mixture of bacteria and wild yeast is called a sourdough starter. Fermentation gives sourdough its distinctive sour flavor and light, airy texture.