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Mar 30, 2009 01:40 PM

Sauerteig Rye Bread

Name & possible addresse(s) please, of Bakers which actually bake the real German (not just 'Style') Ryebread, made with a minimum of at least 70% rye flour, and sour dough starter, not yeast !!
Molasses colored wheat/rye mix will not do. Anyone ever have "Krustenbrot" or "Bauernbrot" ?
Even Grossingers from way back was not the real thing.
So, anyone, please help.
And I do not care where in the States that Bakery might

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  1. Eagle Provisions, the Polish grocery on 5th Ave. and 18th St. in Bklyn, carries a WIDE variety of ryes--Polish, German, Lithuanian--from local commercial bakeries. Breads are bagged and so not perfect bakery specimens, but only some are sliced, others are whole, others are hunks off what must be monster loaves. I think you have a good chance of finding a bread to suit. (And the store is packed with other delightful finds from all over, though prices on some items are ridiculous.)