Any ideas on how to organic when flying to another country? I have a great sourdough which I use for baking bread once a week, I would like to keep it.

Someone suggested a toothpaste tube. But I'm not looking forward to demonstrate brushing my teeth with sourdough should I be asked by the border police to demonstrate the tube actually contains toothpaste.

Another idea was to dry it (50g) in 1kg of flour.

Any other suggestion?


The was smuggled in Florida, US in a toothpaste tube last night. It was fed and made a few bubbles but ... it smells differently. Anxiously waiting for it to recover from the sub-zero temperature, possible traces of fluor in the tube, pressure changes etc.

@loic Tu peux faire sécher le levain, après en avoir étalé une fine couche, sur une feuille de papier sulfurisé au soleil derrière une fenêtre. Tu récupères tous ça et tu l'envoies dans un emballage type tube de pellicule photo, il faudra juste diluer le levain dans de l'eau pour qu'il recommence à travailler.

Désolé pour le message en français, mes connaissance en anglais ne sont pas suffisantes pour tous ces termes.

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