What is Fed vs Unfed Sourdough Starter?
Recipes call for either fed sourdough starter or unfed sourdough starter, but what’s the difference? After a lot of Googling, I came across this reddit post with some answers. Since this took me so long to find, I decided to make an easily googlable post about fed vs unfed sourdough starter. Fed Sourdough Starter Fed sourdough starter is starter in which you have fed approximately 12 hours ago. You can identify that this is potent by doing a “float test”.