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How to make yeast from potatoes, flour and water at home: the right technology

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
How to make yeast at home
How to make yeast at home

The main ingredient in any baked goods is yeast, which is a biological leavening agent. There are several types of yeast, namely pressed, dry active, and dry fast-acting.

The FoodOboz editorial team has collected life hacks that will help you make homemade yeast from potatoes, water, and flour.

Starter for the bread

1. Potato yeast

Ingredients:

  • potatoes – 2 pcs.
  • water – 1 cup
  • flour – 1 tbsp.
Flour for making yeast

Method of preparation:

1. Peel and grate potatoes.

2. Add water, mix, and leave for a day in a warm place. The mass will begin to ferment.

Recipe for bread with homemade starter

3. Then add flour, mix, and leave for another 10 hours.

Homemade corn bread

The result is an excellent sourdough starter for baking.

2. Flour and water yeast

How to make yeast at home

Ingredients:

  • flour – 1 tbsp
  • water – 1 cup

Method of preparation:

1. Pour flour into a bowl, add water, and mix well to make the consistency liquid.

How to make delicious bread at home

2. Put the finished mixture in a warm place to ferment for a day.

Bread starter

3. Then add a little more flour, mix, and leave for another 12 hours, after which you can use the ready-made starter for baking.

Homemade bread

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