Here's how to use your Tropical Starter on the same day that you've purchased it. Enjoy and stay tuned for the rest of the Tropical Starter series. Get your own Tropical Starter & Guidebook
Refrigeration slows down microbial activity in the starter, keeping starter alive in between feedings. To store starter in fridge, feed starter, let it double, then store for up to 1 week. Always feed starter before storage. There will be diminished activity during refrigeration. Prolonged cold storage without feeds will weaken your starter. Enjoy and stay tuned for the rest of the Tropical Starter series. Purchase your own Tropical Starter & Guidebook.
Here's how to feed a Tropical Starter, suitable for our tropical climate in Asia Remove 10g of mature starter from jar. Mix 10g of mature starter, with 50g unbleached flour and 40g water together to form a paste. Place this paste in a clear jar with straight sides, cover lid loosely. Mark height with rubber band or marker. Remaining unused mixture (from previous starter) is now known as starter discard. You may throw discard away, or store in the fridge for future use. Enjoy and stay tuned for the rest of the series. Get your own Tropical Starter & Guidebook