[ A Method of Making Leaven ]
Source: Nova Scotia Magazine
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Nova Scotia Newspapers on Microfilm | Reference: Microfilm Reels 8062, 8063
One of two recipes for leaven in this issue of the Nova Scotia Magazine. nn. 208. Microfilm Reel 8063.
A METHOD of making LEAVAN, without any to begin with, which may some-
times be of Service to Country People who bake their own Bread.
WARM a quart or three pints of
flour in a skillet or some other
vessel, stirring it while warming to prevent
its burning; then with more flour and
warm water make as much dough as you
want for Leaven, bury it in the midst of
the warm flour, sit it where it will keep
warm, and in a few hours the Leaven will
be good and fit for use.