Above pic : combine herman starter, sugar, fresh milk, butter and flour and ferment overnight
Below pic : after resting overnight the batter bloomed
- 125gm unsalted butter
- 250ml fresh milk
- 250ml herman starter
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 180gm plain flour
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- Melt butter over low heat. Add in fresh milk and mix well.
- Stir in herman starter, salt, brown sugar and plain flour till smooth.
- Cover and rest for 8 hours or overnight. When ready to cook on the next day, add in eggs and baking soda.
- Cook the batter immediately according to your waffles machine.
Chocolate Sauce : 3/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, 4 tbsp unsalted butter, 2/3 cup fine sugar, 2/3 cup evaporated milk, pinch of salt. Dissolve butter and chocolate chips in a saucepan. Add in sugar and milk. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 8 mins, stirring often to prevent the base from scorching. Remove from heat and store in a glass container for several weeks in fridge.
Blueberry Compote : 3 cups frozen blueberries, 1/4 cup fine sugar, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 lemon zest. Combine blueberries and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 6 mins until thickens. Stir in lemon juice and zest. Remove from heat. Serve warm or chilled.
How to feed and maintain Herman starter :