Sourdough

Sourdough is a bread product made by a long fermentation of dough using naturally occurring yeasts and lactobacilli. In comparison with breads made quickly with cultivated yeast, it usually has a mildly sour taste because of the lactic acid produced by the lactobacilli.

Read more about Sourdough:  Introduction, Biology and Chemistry of Sourdough, History of Sourdough

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