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Wild Yeast – Notes from my kitchen, in which I bake bread and raise a few other matters

Wild Yeast – Notes from my kitchen, in which I bake bread and raise a few other matters
YeastSpotting 3.16.14 This is the third and last post of the sizeable trove of YeastSpotting submissions. Again, thanks to everyone who continued to submit your lovely breads over the weeks when I was not posting them. Happy baking! YeastSpotting is a periodic collective showcase of yeasted baked goods and dishes with bread as a main ingredient. For more bread inspiration, and information on how to submit your bread, please visit the YeastSpotting archive.

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