compressed yeast

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the moist living cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae combined with a starchy or absorbent base.
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For recipe improvisers, you may want to keep this in mind: Active compressed yeast contains lots of water, so you need to use more of it--about twice as much by weight as you'd use of dry yeast to achieve the same results.
They include fresh or compressed yeast, active dry yeast, instant active dry yeast, and osmotolerant instant active dry yeast (Figure 8-2).
Let the mixture get blood warm; then add one cup of yeast, or one cake of compressed yeast, and let it rise in a warm place for five or six hours.
15g/1/2oz compressed yeast or 1 tablespoon dry yeast.