Originally Posted by rcbaughn
Where are you guys getting these blocks of cake yeast? Is it the kind you crumble straight into the flour? All I can find is ADY and IDY and that just doesn't provide the same flavors I've read as fresh cake yeast does. I'd give a pretty penny to be able to find it in Alabama.
restaurant depot. a pound block is like $1.50.
while not quite as flavorful as say a sourdough starter(which i could never master), it really is much better in taste and performance than dry yeast.