Yeast advice needed

Lesley Robertson l.a.robertson at tnw.tudelft.nl
Thu May 3 05:29:24 EST 2001

"martin weiss" <weissm at rockefeller.edu> wrote in message
> Since the seltzer tablet reacts instantly to the water and
> the yeast does not I'd like to find a way of speeding up the yeast
> reaction or finding a yeast mutant that evolves carbon dioxide
> faster..
I suggest that you either activate the yeast first by mixing it with a
little sugar and water, or see whether your local bakery or health food shop
sells active yeast in blocks. We buy it as kilo blocks and just keep it in
the fridge until wanted.
Lesley Robertson
Curator of the Beijerinck and Kluyver Collections, Delft

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