salt-rising bread

salt-rising bread

[sawlt-rahy-zing]
noun
a kind of bread leavened with a fermented mixture of salted milk, cornmeal, flour, sugar, and soda.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism

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salt-rising bread

noun
white wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp 
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