Making bread with homemade yeast water was another thing on my list for a long time, and I finally decided to give it a try.
You can use pretty much any kind of fruits (or so I hear), but I chose raisins, as they seem to be the most popular.
You don’t hear much about this technique in the U.S., but making yeast water with fruit is quite popular in Japan.
Basically, you ferment raisins in water for a week or so until it creates yeast.
I’m so mad at myself for forgetting to take a picture before removing the raisins.
But this is the final result, my first yeast water.
My first bread made with yeast water turned out great.
These are so soft and flavorful.
They do not have strong raisin taste or smell, but definitely have some fruity aroma, which I found unique and pleasant.