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Old 15.06.2016, 12:31
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Re: bread making

I make sourdough almost every week (and quite often more). The pointers given by snapsterone are good; you can also have a look for a recipe of the web.

My original sourdough recipe comes from a UK baking book from the Frenchman Bertinet. I have also tried recipes from a Peter REinhart book, and lately from Ken Forkish's book (all three are excellent books nad recommended). Currently I do a hybrid of all three One very good point from snapsterone's post - try baking in a cast iron post (enammeled is even better) like Le Creuset. I do 90% of my sourdoughs this way.

If you really start getting into baking bread, there is no better forum than The Fresh Loaf. Lastly, get familiar with the concept of baker's percentages if you are not alread. It makes swapping recipes, adapting them and scaling up or down extremenly easy (the weight of the flour is 100%, all other ingredients are expressed as a percentage of the flour).

Happy baking!