TROUBLESHOOTING: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF MY STARTER . . .
. . . IS STILL COMPLETELY SOFT AND HASN’T REALLY STARTED TO BUBBLE, EVEN AFTER A FEW DAYS?
Sometimes a starter will grow more slowly than usual; it seems tired and doesn't produce many bubbles. This could be the result of a multitude of factors, such as the quality of the flour used to maintain it. Before deciding to throw out the starter, or to begin a new one, you can try to “revive it.” Here are a few ways to do that:
- If you have been feeding your starter only white flour, try refreshing it using organic rye flour, ideally type T150 or T170. Add a few drops of honey. ...