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Cultures For Health Sourdough Bread Starter Culture San Francisco -- 0.19 oz


Cultures For Health Sourdough Bread Starter Culture San Francisco
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Cultures For Health Sourdough Bread Starter Culture San Francisco -- 0.19 oz

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Cultures For Health Sourdough Bread Starter Culture San Francisco Description

  • Make It Yours
  • Make Loaf after Loaf of Artisan-Style Sourdough Bread
  • Non-GMO

  • Starter Culture made from Organic White Wheat Flour
  • Non-GMO

Once Activated, This Starter Culture can be Maintained to Reuse as a Continuous Source of Leavening


Directions

In the bag:

  • 1 Packet of dehydrated San Francisco Style sourdough starter culture
  • Instructions for activating and maintaining the starter culture

What You'll Need:

  • All purpose white four (organic recommended)

Refrigerate for long-term storage.

Free Of
GMOs.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 5.4 g
Servings per Container: 1
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories19
Total Fat0 g0%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate4 g1%
   Dietary Fiber0 g0%
   Total Sugars0 g
     Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Protein0 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium0 mg0%
Iron0 mg0%
Potassium0 mg0%
Other Ingredients: Organic white wheat flour, live active cultures.

Manufactured in a facility that processes products containing gluten.

Warnings

Store in a cool, dry place

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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What's the Deal with Fermented Foods?

OK, so the word "fermented" doesn't exactly sound appetizing. But chances are, you've consumed (and enjoyed!) at least one fermented product in your lifetime. Read on to find out more about fermented foods, the benefits they provide and how you can easily start making your own at home.

What's the Deal with Fermented Foods

What are fermented foods?

Although not as common today, fermented (or cultured) foods have been around for thousands of years. Before the advent of refrigeration, fermentation was a popular practice because it helped extend the shelf life of foods that would typically spoil quickly. The process of fermentation involves the use of microorganisms (bacteria or yeast cultures) to preserve or produce a food (or drink) product. Fermented products you've likely encountered include yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, sourdough, cheese, beer and wine.

Why are fermented foods good for me?

Foods fermented with bacteria, such as yogurt, kefir, kombucha and sauerkraut, are especially beneficial because they offer an excellent source of enzymes and probiotics (friendly microorganisms), which can support healthy digestion and immune function. Fermentation can also enrich the nutrient content of foods and help your body properly absorb beneficial nutrient compounds.*

How can I make my own fermented foods?

It's easier than you think to ferment your own foods. Cultures for Health offers DIY kits that anyone can do. Plus, the possibilities are beyond what you ever realized. Hungry for a sandwich? Make one with your own sourdough bread. Need a topping for Greek salad? Cultured feta cheese, coming right up! The Cultures for Health starter kits are a fool-proof way to help speed up the fermentation process. But if you're interested in going the longer route, this recipe for homemade sauerkraut is for you:

You'll need:

Directions:

  • Place cabbage in bowl, add salt and toss together.
  • Squeeze and knead cabbage to release its natural juices.
  • Transfer cabbage and juice to large container and pack it in very tightly (use a spoon or chopstick to push the cabbage down and release any air bubbles). Make sure the cabbage is completely submerged in liquid and stays that way!
  • Cover loosely and let it sit at room temperature for several days (spoon any icky stuff off the top).
  • Place in the fridge to stop the fermentation process -- then enjoy!
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