Final proofing: fridge vs counter

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

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Are you using the correct proofing basket?

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