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Starter

Starter Definition

Starter refers to a dough that contains active yeast and is made to add to another dough later. The starter leaven (proof/rise) the dough instead of directly adding yeast.

Once alive, a starter can last indefinitely. A starter or pre-ferment can be in the form of a sourdough starter or a poolish.

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