Basic starters for use with strong white bread flour. These starters do not require to be fed on special flour, ideal for the novice sourdough baker.
Starters for use with wholemeal and Indian Atta flour. Atta flour is a stone ground wholemeal flour common in South Asia and which is milled from durum wheat. The gluten found in Atta flour is not as strong as in other bread making flours and using a speciality Atta starter may help the bread to rise.
Gluten-free sourdough starters. Guaranteed wheat and gluten free. Suitable for those with coelic disease or a wheat/gluten intolerance.
Starters for use with spelt flour and spelt/wheat blends. Spelt flour does contain gluten, but it differs from wheat gluten and produces a more fragile structure which can impede the way the dough rises, using a speciality spelt starter may assist the bread to rise.
Sourdough starter has more uses than as a levening agent for bread. It can be incorporated in recipes that require a flour and water component, such as batter mixes. Here are a few tasty examples.