Brewer's yeast?

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    kendallhx New Member

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    Hello, I am new here! I found a bread recipe that I would like to make. The recipe is italian and it calls for lievito di birra disidratato, which google tells me is dehydrated brewer's yeast. When I search for brewer's yeast to buy, I can only seem to find large $10 cans, and I just don't need that much. Is normal active dry yeast an acceptable replacement for brewer's yeast?

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    Norcalbaker59 Well-Known Member

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    Yes you can use active dry yeast instead. Brewer’s yeast is not commonly used in baking anyway. It’s a different strain of yeast more suited for brewing beer anyway.
     
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    kendallhx New Member

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    Thank you so much!
     
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    Norcalbaker59 Well-Known Member

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    You’re welcome. Just make sure it’s active dry yeast, not instant yeast, or bread machine yeast
     
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