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Frouss Nov 29, 2012 07:18 PM

Instead of using packaged yeast or starter cultures to leaven bread, has anyone tried just throwing in a capsule of probiotic supplements? They are after all, filled with healthy bacteria found in yogurt and soured bread, except with a more diverse number of strains. If anyone has tried this or has any theory on this, how did it turn out?

  1. thymetobake Nov 30, 2012 06:29 AM

    Are you familiar with this site?

    http://www.thefreshloaf.com/

    I searched for probiotic and came up with a few hits which you will find below.

    http://www.thefreshloaf.com/searchres...

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      ZoeLouise Nov 30, 2012 12:35 AM

      Isn't the point of using yeast/starter to have only those bacteria which will leaven and flavour your bread?

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        sandylc Nov 29, 2012 08:46 PM

        Wow, you think too much.....ha.

        Excellent question...now I'm curious.

        Anyone?

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