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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1320 on: August 16, 2021, 09:09:51 am »
@Giles That is a lovely looking bit of bread. Was that in a big oval dutch oven?

I’m doing my sourdough standard double today. Things are looking bubbly…





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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1321 on: August 16, 2021, 09:25:52 am »
Was that in a big oval dutch oven?

Yep.

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And yeah, that dough looks active 😳
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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1322 on: August 16, 2021, 09:39:13 am »
That is a beast of a dutch oven. I’ve settled on two 4.5 liter ovens for my bread. One is a Sabor, which seems to be a mid-range oven and the other is a cheap simple one from Fiskars.

My 6l Sabor had been used for bread and works great but I’ve discovered how wonderful it is for dahls, casseroles , curries, etc, etc and I’m sticking with that. Looking forward to doing chicken in it soon.

As for the dough… my starter seems to like the new environment of my kitchen very well.
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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1323 on: August 18, 2021, 10:49:46 am »
Monday’s bake from that active ferment:



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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1324 on: August 18, 2021, 11:08:48 pm »
Y'all are some skilled bakers. Always such beautiful breads on here.
Think it, be it.

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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1325 on: October 23, 2021, 08:06:30 am »
Poolish.....

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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1326 on: October 23, 2021, 08:13:59 am »
Poolish.....


Love the rustic look you get. I need to buy an oval Dutch oven at some point. Boules are lovely but I do appreciate a crusty baton (ahem…).

I have two levain doughs in bulk ferment. I should be onto the shaping but temps outside regularly drop below zero these days and there are still some drafts in the new house. It’s retarded the process…
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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1327 on: October 23, 2021, 07:33:01 pm »
Today’s bake…








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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1328 on: October 23, 2021, 07:53:34 pm »
Very nice Reuben, and bet it would go great with Giles Chili.  Couple of beers and call it an evening, or until someone gets a $300 fine for peeing in the garden.

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Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1329 on: October 23, 2021, 10:46:14 pm »
I tend to eat my bread with a lot of rich cheese and red currant jelly that my friend Iris makes.
A bit of beer and Chili a la Padmore sounds excellent.
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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1330 on: Yesterday at 03:30:57 pm »
Same, same - 27% Poolish.....90% white, 10% eight-grain....

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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1331 on: Yesterday at 03:33:28 pm »
Ha! Me too. Double fed white levain just out of the oven.
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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1332 on: Yesterday at 03:36:05 pm »
Yours win :-)
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« Reply #1333 on: Yesterday at 03:37:36 pm »
Yours win :-)
Not at all.. I love what your egg thing produces. I want one.

Edit:
Btw, have you seen these?



Cast iron bread pan!
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Re: Bread - What are you baking today.....
« Reply #1334 on: Yesterday at 03:48:27 pm »
I've seen similar.  My Big Green Egg thingy is expensive, but you can also use it as a casserole....

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