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Austria Culture

This culture is from the old section of Innsbruck. The bakery carries a sign over the over the entrance proclaiming 1795 as the year the … » read more

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France Culture

The French sourdough is from a small bakery on the outskirts of Paris that has been in business for over 150 years. The starter rises … » read more

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Russia Culture

We received this culture from Russian-born Tanya Bevin who contacted us because she was in culture shock from our commercial breads and was looking for … » read more

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South African Culture

This culture was collected by Gray Handcock in Kenilworth, a suburb of CapeTown, South Africa. He told me he always uses pure whole wheat with … » read more

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New Zealand Cultures (includes 2)

Excellent for the beginner

In 2003 we acquired one of these cultures from Kristeva Dowling (now in Canada). It is one of the easiest and … » read more

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Australia (Tasmanian Devil)

This culture produces breads with a distinctive flavor and texture. It was captured with spelt flour and does very well with spelt and kamut. We … » read more

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Italian Cultures (includes 2)

We searched unsuccessfully for Italian cultures for several years when an unexpected email arrived from an Italian student studying in the UK announcing he had … » read more

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Original San Francisco Culture

In 1997 we acquired the authentic San Francisco culture with the wild yeast now classified as Candida humilis and with the bacteria classified as Lactobacillus » read more

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