Saturday, March 14, 2009
You can see here we've grown slightly and smoothed out a little bit. And these bubbles signify that our little yeasties are multiplying. The gases are a combination of carbonic acid and ethanol. Does not smell too fresh. But I guess that's the point, isn't it?
This is where my mother will live for another three days before I refresh it. Well, not my real mother. My real mother lives in a ranch in NJ. My bread mother, also known as a barm, will chill out in the icebox for three days developing flavor before I refresh it.