Tag: Artisan bread

salt in sourdough bread
Baking secrets, Basics

How Salt Influence Fermentation, Flavor, Dough Structure and Shelf Life

Salt plays several important roles in sourdough baking. It’s critical component for fermentation and flavor development. On a chemical level, all salt is primarily sodium chloride (NaCl)Both reducing and increasing its amount can significantly alter the bread’s taste, and finding the right balance is key to achieving a delicious loaf. It has a pivotal role […]

bake sourdough bread in dutch oven
Baking secrets

Unlocking the Secrets of Dutch Oven Bread Baking

In the world of bread making, the development of the protein structure, known as gluten, traditionally relies heavily on kneading. However, there’s a fascinating alternative method that requires no kneading while still yielding excellent results. Dutch oven technique, a game-changer for bread enthusiasts. How Does Stretching and Folding Dough Create Fluffier Bread With the Dutch […]

Sourdough Bread

Bread Scoring Before And After

Scoring is a technique used to create a beautiful pattern on the surface of a loaf of sourdough bread. This pattern not only adds to the aesthetic appeal of the bread, but it also serves a practical purpose. By scoring the bread, bakers create weak points in the dough that allow the bread to expand […]