Recipe "Salt Raised Bread"

Discussion in 'Recipes' started by Falcon15, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. Falcon15

    Falcon15 Falco Peregrinus

    I read a blog that goes over 1800's-1900's recipes, and came across this method for making salt raised bread. No yeast or commercial chemicals are involved. Seems to be a variation on sourdough, but takes far less time than a good starter. May come in handy post SHTF:

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  2. Thank you for this. I have never tried raising bread this way so I will be sure to try it out and see how it goes.
  3. jasonl6

    jasonl6 Monkey++

    This is pretty common where i live though we have never made it ourselves. Around here it sells for around 2.50-3.00 a loaf. This is my favorite bread for breakfast toast or for cream tuna on toast.

  4. ditch witch

    ditch witch resident bacon hoarder

    Salt raised bread is awesome! It is also something I have failed at more than once, no doubt due to my lack of patience with the steps.
  5. sniper69

    sniper69 Monkey+

    King Arthur used to sell a salt rising bread "yeast", but I didn't see it available last I checked Salt-Rising Bread Yeast - 16 oz.
    Another place that has a salt rising starter is Rising Creek Bakery, Mt. Morris, PA - I haven't ordered from them yet, but plan to buy some of the starter.

    On the topic of bread - another one that I enjoy and haven't found since moving is butter brioche. It is one tasty bread. :)
  6. When young, salt rising bread was the favorite of the many I had a chance to sample.

    I could never get as much as i wanted because everyone wanted it and it was slower to make than regular yeast breads.

    I have not tried to make it myself, but seeing this I may give it a try, if I manage it then it will be time for happy celebration at the homestead.

    I just love this kind of bread.
  7. sniper69

    sniper69 Monkey+

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