I am starting a sour dough starter. I am in day six of starting it and it has separated. Is it still good and should I continue using it?

  • By "separated" do you mean a layer of water, beneath which is a later of thicker batter?
    – FuzzyChef
    Commented Feb 11, 2022 at 20:32
  • yes, that is what has happened
    – minnedeb
    Commented Feb 25, 2022 at 3:10

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It's fine. Just a little extra water. Pour it off, and then carry on, adding flour and water to the starter and then splitting it.

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