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Create delicious whole wheat sourdough bread with an heirloom-variety sourdough starter. One of our favorite cultures, Flemish-style Desem is made with organic whole wheat flour and makes delicious whole grain bread.

SKU: 814598020032

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Cultures for Health

Many of us have heard the term “probiotic,” and these days, more and more people are taking a probiotic supplement daily. But Cultures for Health is taking things a step further with an entire line of products that take advantage of the many health benefits of probiotics. With hundreds of yogurt starters, kombucha kits, sourdough starters, and more to choose from, the brand enables consumers to create probiotic-enriched foods all on their own. Learn more about this gut health–focused company and how Cultures for Health is sharing the power of p
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Organic whole wheat flour, live active cultures

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1 Slice Prepared (46g)
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* See package directions for preparation and maintenance of starter. Starter may be reused with proper care and feeding.

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Alive and happy

Posted   by Ann from Shaker Heights, Ohio
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I have had this starter for awhile. I converted it to white flour. The website has a lot of helpful articles and videos.
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Maybe it is me

Posted   by Elaine from Austin, Texas
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Had little luck with this, although I followed the instructions obsessively.
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Posted   by Caitlin from PEORIA, Arizona
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Great tasting and high quality... happy baking
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Worked well

Posted   by Ericka from CARTHAGE, North Carolina
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I had good luck with this starter for about a month. I got lazy and wasn’t feeding it the way I was supposed to which eventually killed the natural yeast. It requires a lot of upkeep but the bread was wonderful
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Posted   by Elizabeth from WEBB CITY, Missouri
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Makes good bread
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Great starter

Posted   by Amber from NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia
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This was an easy way for me to jump start some sourdough, and the instructions were very clear.
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Really Great

Posted   by Catherine from PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
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Awesome little starter!!
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Posted   by Kayleen from JENISON, Michigan
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This is a great starter, and I was able to share with many friends and family members as it grew. Tasted good added to pancakes, as well!
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Posted   by Harley from PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
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I don't know if we did something wrong but we could not get the starter to achieve the correct consistency. We tried using it and it didn't really do much. Feeding them is hard, I guess. Might try and buy another one because the idea of our own sourdough sounds amazing.
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I love this starter!

Posted   by Ildiko from SUN CITY CENTER, Florida
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I started baking sourdough bread in January using this starter. It takes some time until you master the whole process, but the bread (only using organic whole wheat flours) comes out beautifully and tastes heavenly. It's much more easier to digest also.
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