The long story short is; final proofing in the fridge will take longer but will develop better flavors in the bread. The counter means a shorter proofing time and less flavor development. Here is what I prefer: Continue reading
I had to share this mental mistake. We all make them and it does not matter how long you have been in the kitchen, they will happen. I broke my own rule! Continue reading
When it comes to proofing your dough, size means everything.
As your dough is in its final rising period, it is very fragile and has a difficult time supporting itself. Choosing the right size proofing basket can make all the difference in having a nice, high dome-like boule, or having a short and stocky flying saucer like loaf. Continue reading