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Posts Tagged ‘Natural Yeast’

Bread Math

Many factors affect the way bread turns out: what kind of flour is used, if and how long the bread gets kneaded, the amount of salt, natural yeast versus canned yeast, the ambient conditions, etc. ¬†Of these, none is more influential than the ratio of water to flour. Bakers express this ratio as a baker’s […]

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Bread Calculator

A quick calculator for making up bread recipes.

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BREAD DAY

Since I don’t have to work on the weekend I avoid that nagging pressure to interact with the other humans by baking bread. The rhythm of bread baking is such that it is both leisurely and consuming. The first thing I did in the morning was cover 10 grain hot cereal mix with boiling water […]

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