Bread Baking: Stages of Fermentation

Fermentation, as explained earlier, is essential to the bread making process. Without it, your bread will lack flavor, texture and proportion. Fermentation in bread is slightly different from our common understanding because the process is shorter and therefore more dependent on the baker’s skill than natural progression. The fermentation process can be divided into two … Continue reading Bread Baking: Stages of Fermentation

Pre-Fermentation Methods

Fermentation is an essential part of bread baking. All naturally leaved breads call for some form of pre-fermentation during which a small proportion of bacteria and / or complementary yeasts are added to enhance the flavour, improve texture and in some cases add to the shelf life of the final product. Once you have become comfortable with … Continue reading Pre-Fermentation Methods