Sure. All the seams and joins should end up on one side, and the underside should be smooth and tight. Use your dough scraper to turn the dough out onto a lightly dusted table. Spicy Long Beans with Sausage and Mushrooms | Wok ... Stir-Fried Chicken with Pineapple and Peppers | Wo... Ausytes | Lithuanian Onion and Bacon Buns, Plastic dough scraper (I like the ones from King Arthur flour), My hands (take your rings off unless you want them caked with sticky dough), 1/4 teaspoon instant yeast such as SAF Red or Red Star Platinum. Ken does not instruct you to make any gashes.

It's Bake with Jack's Birthday, here's what happened five years ago... Daddy Day Baguettes Vs. This last week we went on vacation with good friends to Cambria, CA, and I brought along a couple of these loaves. Remove the Dutch ovens from the oven and remove the tops. Thank you so much! 4. Gently shape each dough piece into a ball, and let it rest on the work surface, seam side down for 10 to 15 minutes. They were: 1000 grams of freshly milled white flour; autolyse called for 780 grams of water which was added at 93 degrees; 22 grams of fine sea salt and a ‘scant’ quarter teaspoon of instant active dry yeast. I do not line them with towels; instead i just work flour into the grooves, put the bread in, and sprinkle flour around the edge of the bread which will rise and come into contact with the banneton. Also please note that there are substantial differences in some of the processes here from Ken's original recipe. Stretch and fold the dough from all four sides, and then pinch the dough a few more times. That’s the only time it does and when it does my goodness, it might just be the softest most delicious yeasted bread I’ve ever made. This makes the breads taller and not as wide. One loaf at a time, place a piece of parchment over the dough, and invert a dinner plate over the parchment.

Then turn the dough slightly and do the same. I leave my loaf in the fridge for between 14 and 16 hours at this point. Let them proof for about 1 1/4 hours, assuming your kitchen temperature is around 70 F/21 C. If your kitchen is warmer, the loaves will proof faster. You can do a baking stone with a stainless steel bowl placed over the loaves if you like. Boil half a kettle of water. replaced 200g of water with pale ale, added 50g of salt rather than 22, and fooled friends into asking me about my starter! In a large mixing bowl weigh your yeast, add the water and mix together until the yeast is dissolved. For instance, he simply removes the top from the Dutch ovens after 30 minutes, and allows the top to brown. I can't get over how much better our bread is since I started following his advice to a.) Rather than scoring the dough, you let it open up naturally. This is another recipe from Ken Forkish's book. Perfect Baguettes, Making the most of leftover bread dough, two yummy ideas to use it up, Recipe: Butternut, Bulgur, pickled fennel. I read that over proofing could be a culprit but not sure if thats the case here. Squeeze up the seam to stick together. Credit goes to the flour, water, salt and yeast…. Be prepared. If you can make that bread, you can make this bread. For me, making bread has to be practical. Remove the Dutch oven and carefully tilt it to turn the loaf out. I still have a lot ot learn about shaping, I think.... No excuses necessary Elizabeth! If I never set out to do this, like I said before, if I never would it begs the question “who made the bread?”.

Start to finish:  18.5 hours – Don’t let this put you off! Mix everything with your dough scraper until it comes together into a rough dough and then turn it out onto a clean table. Slide your fingers, palms up, underneath each side of the dough. Bake your loaf for 40 minutes at it will take on some good colour on the top crust. Then roll the dough from the pointy edge towards you into a tight sausage. 10. When it is done pop it out of the tin and feel the underside. Also note that Instant Yeast is not the same as Fleishmann's and similar dry activated yeast. Drop your loaf into it’s tin seam side down and place directly in the fridge uncovered. Mix at 9p.m., shape at 10 a.m., bake at 11:15 a.m. Whatever floats your boat. Undercooking maybe? If you only have one pan, you can bake the loaves one at a time. In the Introduction class we all make a loaf of bread. I'll be making some whole wheat breads soon, plus I'm currently starting my own starter/levain! With floured hands, pick up the dough and ease it back down onto the work surface in a somewhat even shape. Knead your dough well for 8 minutes. Grip the dough and pull to stretch the dough sideways.

Repeat three more time with the remaining dough, until the salt and yeast are fully enclosed. Flour Water Salt Yeast is a dream. Beautiful bread Karen! Knead your dough well for 8 minutes. Dust two proofing baskets (or equivalent) with flour. If it’s looking a little sad or you think it can go a little further, leave it out on the side for a while until the oven preheats to give it a booster, or longer if you need to. With your hand, mix the flour and the water in the Cambro bucket or a very large bowl. Remove the Dutch ovens from the hot oven and place the loaves onto a sheet pan and return them to the oven, being careful not to burn yourself. Let rise for 60 to 80 minutes, until it slowly springs back when poked with your finger, but not all of the way. I got into the habit of stashing mine in the fridge and then at the end of the night I’d take it home in the car and stash it in my fridge to bake at some point the following day and BEHOLD, the Overnight Great White was born…. 11. The bag can be pulled up so there's plenty of room for the bread to rise without touching it. Do the maths, that’s eight loaves baking and mine doesn’t fit. ©All photographs & posts by Karen Kerr 2012-2020, unless otherwise stated. The crunchy outside in contrast to the super soft inside makes it tricky to slice but totally worth it. Nice thick pieces toasted with some olive oil brushed on top or butter scraped over, plus a sprinkle of salt. The next day you shape the loaves and let them rise in your bannetons or towel lined bowls while your oven and Dutch ovens preheat. In a large mixing bowl weigh your yeast, add the water and mix together until the yeast is dissolved. Also, I use a plastic trash can liner, the size for a small office trashcan, to enclose the banneton completely - - no "wrap in plastic wrap". Finish with a final set of stretch-and-folds. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes. Get the butter. Hi! Can you do this without a dutch-oven? 9. And that crust looks fantastic! The speed of the puff depends firstly on the temperature of the dough in the beginning and the temperature of the fridge. The cracked top happens all by itself in the rising process. Ask for permission. 3. 15. After the final time, cover the dough and let it rest at room temperature overnight. Take a look at your loaf, if it’s puffy like mine you can bake it straight from the fridge. You really use all purpose flour? Trust me on this, it really is quite simple.

I'd beit it would be lovely with some soup as well. One brand is SAF - - instant yeast is great. The ball of dough should have relaxed and spread slightly. Roll it over bringing the smooth side to the top, dust lightly with flour and rest on the table under a proving cloth for 15 minutes. Dust the area in the middle where you'll cut the dough with a bit of flour. I like the idea of the overnight rise. Any ideas why this may be happening? Be very careful with the extremely hot dutch oven in this next step. Sprinkle the 22 g of salt and the 0.8 g of yeast evenly over the top of the dough. I love that you grilled up some slices. For me, dough just does what it does and I pop in and pop out to help it along the way when I can. Remove the cloth from the top of your dough. DON'T open the Dutch oven before 30 minutes - - you will let out substantial moisture. It’s my favourite because it’s a treat and it’s delicious. Then, shape it into a ball, place it back into the bowl to rest with a cloth on top for 1 ½ - 2 hours. Because it was so wet, shaping it into a “tight ball” was impossible. Last thing: I suppose using a parchment sling to put the loaves into the (extremely hot) Dutch ovens is clever, but I simply take off my oven mitts, pick up the loaf from the bottom, and carefully drop it into the pot. Once that is nice and established, I'll make some levain breads, too.