Sourdough culture and tango culture combine with this exotic starter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Known as the "Paris of South America", Buenos Aires has cultivated a high standard for bakeries and fine breads. Use this Buenos Aires Wild Culture Sourdough Starter to make authentic Argentinian empanadas (hand pies) or medialunas (croissants covered in a sweet glaze). Or anything else you want to bake with superb results.
With the highest concentration of theaters in the world, Buenos Aires is very well cultured.
Argentina is highly influenced by Europe and that reflects in its food, especially artisanal naturally leavened breads. This Buenos Aires starter makes excellent French baguettes that exhibit a light airy crumb and a golden crust.
This Wild Culture Sourdough Starter from Buenos Aires was captured in 2013 near the the historic Casa Rosada.
Order 1-oz. Buenos Aires Wild Culture Sourdough Starter in dried powder format, which can be activated easily at home with water and flour. The sourdough culture is ready for baking as soon as 2 days from activation.