You might have heard that sourdough bread takes all day to make, but it doesn’t have to be this way. This might be the perfect bread for the novice sourdough baker.
Good bread takes time. This delicious sourdough mill loaf is loved all over the world, and I almost succeeded making it.
Know your classics. We hear it all the time in cooking. Obviously this also includes baking. Let’s start in Italy with a Dutch oven baked delight that takes almost 24 hours to make.
This dough is a sticky challenge. The water to flour ratio is 86 %, so most of it’s handling takes place in the bowl. Tip: Keeping dough cool is a great trick for adding taste.
Knead by machine, hand, or just leave it alone and let the yeast do it for you. For this whole grain and rye sourdough bread, I slapped and folded and almost crashed and burned.