Italy

Olive Focaccia

An additional recipe with Biga is an olive focaccia. As done in the biga pizza recipe, here 100% biga is used in the main dough. The prepared main dough is softened and kneaded, then matured in the refrigerator overnight until… weiterlesen

Pizza Dough from 100% Biga

A blog reader contacted me several months ago with a pizza recipe request. The recipe was to be made with 100% biga, but how exactly would this work? Unfortunately, at the time I didn’t have a recipe to meet the… weiterlesen

Mixed Wheat Bread

Sometimes the simplest recipes have the greatest potential for everyday bread. The strong rye sourdough and the portion of whole wheat give the bread a light tangy taste. The softened and roasted old bread gives the loaf more flavor and… weiterlesen

Wurzel-Sepp

With these summer temperatures nobody really wants to be in the kitchen and so the recipe fits perfectly for this time. Biga is used as a pre-dough and it can mature either for 12 hours at room temperature or for… weiterlesen

French Levain

A “French Levain” is made from an active, multistep sourdough. It differs from the multistep rye sourdough in its hydration level (TA) and its maturation time.  With a multistep wheat sourdough, I want to keep the acidity as low as… weiterlesen

Turtle Bread

What else are you supposed to name a bread that looks like a turtle? If you didn’t know it, you might think the form is achieved through scoring or cuts. You’d be wrong, because here a small piece of dough… weiterlesen

50% Kamut

For a few months now, various ancient grain flours have been in storage that are just waiting to find a place in some baking experiments. Usually the recipe is adapted to the type of flour, but how different are kamut,… weiterlesen

Bread St. Vith

After having to postpone my trip, I was finally able to visit Saint-Vith, Belgium, where Puratos opened its Sourdough Library a few years ago. The library’s goal is to collect sourdough in all its diversity and… weiterlesen

Pane Gusto

After a short summer break, it is time to bake again and the “Pane Gusto” begins. This bread came about by chance, because the recipe consists exclusively of pre-doughs that come from daily production in the bakery. The proportion of… weiterlesen

Garlic Rosemary Focaccia

The recipe for Focaccia should be considered a baseline. Only stick to the amounts of predough and sourdough in the recipe! It’s up to each person to pick which flour they want to use, since the water content in the… weiterlesen

Grill Baguette

With its floury crust, the Grill Baguette is a typical mediterranean bread that fits every occasion! The wheat sourdough lends the bread a light sour note and the addition of the poolish gives rise to a rounded flavor.  This recipe… weiterlesen

Pane con Olive

Spelt has been the main focus for the past few weeks, but now it’s time to start the grilling season. It starts with a wonderfully light, airy and at the same time aromatic “pane con olive”. The effort may seem… weiterlesen