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Basic sourdough

Fool proof sourdough which is the basis for any loaf to then experiment with flavours

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50g starter

350g water

10g salt

500g strong flour


mix together, leave for an hour. 
stetch and fold every hour for 4 hrs. If adding anything, do at first fold.

cover and leave overnight on the counter.

next morning, take out of container and shape to your desired loaf. Place on parchment paper and leave to rest for 30 mins whilst oven warms.

hear oven on 240* for 30 mins

turn oven down NL place bread on parchment paper in a Dutch oven or other cooking sheet. Cover for first 25mins

remove lid and splash the top of the load with watercook for a Further 25mins

leave to cool and don't be tempted to cut until cold!

Added by: Shelleyjenkins

Tags: Bread White Sourdough

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Clarification please

What does "turn oven down NL" mean please?

Stevethfc@aol.com 07 June 2020

RE: Clarification please

Sorry I meant to say turn down to 220

Shelleyjenkins 07 June 2020

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