boule

Pre-Ferment: Heavy on the Biga Boule

Biga Boule A pre-ferment is a piece of old dough (patê fermentée), a wet poolish or spongy biga that gets set in motion the day or so before baking, sometimes on the counter, or in the fridge, or some combination of both.  The use of pre-ferments is one of the…

whitebread

Simplicity – 24 Hour White Bread

24 Hour White Bread This is a really great bread to start with.  First, its incredibly good.  It’s also simple to make and will force you to not fear high hydration dough.  While the formula hydration is about 76%, the act of folding this bread with a wet hand (to…