verb (used without object)
Origin of yeast
Examples from the Web for yeast
Contemporary Examples of yeast
The malted barley, yeast, and water are cooked, fermented, and distilled exactly the same.How Much Do Whisky Casks Really Affect Taste?
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During fermentation after about 15 percent alcohol, yeast starts producing histamines.Yes, Women Can Make Great Wine
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Another cure is Kvass, a slightly alcoholic beverage made by soaking dried rye bread with sugar and yeast.The Wildest Hangover Cures From Around the World
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To make the dough, combine the flour, yeast, salt and sugar in a large bowl.Unusual Pizza to Cook on Your Grill
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That mat is actually a culture: in technical terms, a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast.Is Celebrity Favorite Kombucha Really a Health and Anti-Aging Cure?
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Historical Examples of yeast
Let it stand till it becomes only milk-warm, and then stir in the yeast.
If you use fruit, put in half a wine glass more of the yeast.
If the yeast is stirred in while the liquor is too warm, it will be likely to turn sour.
Then mix it smoothly with the yeast, and stir it into the household flour.
Make the milk tepid, and mix smoothly with the German yeast.
Word Origin for yeast
Old English gist "yeast," common West Germanic (cf. Middle High German gest, German Gischt "foam, froth," Old High German jesan, German gären "to ferment"), from PIE *jes- "boil, foam, froth" (cf. Sanskrit yasyati "boils, seethes," Greek zein "to boil," Welsh ias "seething, foaming").