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After hours of waiting for the creature to rise, only to bash it around and then wait hours for the second time, it finally erupted like the incredible hulk. Absolutely delicious, even if I do say so myself.
My advice - never start making sourdough after lunch.
Extra is one of only two Purple Sensations. The rest succumbed to the dry weather and sandy soil, despite some watering. Lesson learnt.