I have a question about the recipe "Honey Cashew Morning Buns" from Joanne Chang. How does the yeast work without some kind of sugar?
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Yeast converts the starch in flour to sugar, to get its food source.
I almost never use sugar in bread doughs-totally unnecessary.
Got it - thanks! And it did, in fact, rise quite nicely; just took a bit longer than three hours.
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