What is the difference between a wild yeast starter and a sourdough starter?

by Jos   Last Updated May 28, 2018 03:17 AM

Many people only seem to distinguish between 'regular' bread (made with store bought commercial strains of yeast) and sourdough (made with 'wild' yeast). If this is the only distinction - was all bread before 1850 sourdough? Is there no naturally occuring non-sourdough type of yeast?

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