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Everyday Sourdough Loaf

Before beginning Start with a Starter. This bread is so satiating, filling and tasty it is brilliant for everyday breakfasts and quick lunches. Although three loaves may sound a lot, unlike commercial bread, this home-made sourdough loaf does not go stale quickly, which means baking every other day rather than every day, depending on need. The fermented grain, (in the form of the sourdough starter) combined with the eight to ten hour proving time, results in an easy to digest loaf with boosted nutrient content thanks to an over-night transformation effected by a number of beneficial enzymes and micro-organisms. For the benefits of a sourdough loaf see fermented grain. Ingredients 4 cups of rye starter. 4 cups of filtered water. 2 table-spoons of Celtic sea salt. 4 cups of whole-grain rye flour. 8 cups of strong white wheat flour.  Directions Place the 4 cups of water and 2 tbs of celtic sea salt into a deep bowl and stir until all the salt has dissolved.  Add the 4 cups of rye sourdough starter and stir.   Add any seeds or other …