Gluten Free Sourdough Starter Table

Print out this chart and keep it next to your starter to help monitor progress. Filling in the day and time that you feed your starter with flour and water will help you to remember when your next feeding should take place and what to do next. For tips, hints and general information, read our Guide to Gluten Free Sourdough Making.

 

Step

Activity

Day

Time

Day 1

0 hours

1. Creating the starter

1 tbsp  flour

1 tbsp water

Put the flour and water into a bowl, mix to a paste, cover loosely, leave in a warm place for 12 hours.

 

 

12 hours

2. First feed

1 tbsp  flour

1 tbsp water

Add the flour and water to the starter, stir to mix, cover loosely, leave in a warm place for 12 hours.

 

 

Day 2

24 hours

3. Second feed

1 tbsp  flour

1 tbsp water

Repeat step 2.

 

 

36 hours

4. Third feed

1 tbsp  flour

1 tbsp water

Repeat step 2.

 

 

Day 3

48 hours

4. Third feed

2 tbsp  flour

2 tbsp water

This feed is slightly larger to boost the starter. Add the flour and water, stir, cover loosely and leave in a warm place for 12 hours.

 

 

60 hours

6. Fifth feed

2 tbsp  flour

2 tbsp water

Repeat the larger flour and water feed, cover loosely and leave in a warm place for 12 hours. When bubbly proceed to make your ferment.

 

 

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