Anis Bouabsa baguettes don't rise in oven
I'm using the recipe that David deduced from Jane's descriptions, but I'm having trouble getting the loaves to rise properly. 500 g KA AP, 375g water, 1/4 tsp Red Star instant yeast, 10 g Morton's Kosher. I've tried this recipe two times with poor results. Some of my concerns:
After rising for 21 hours or so, the dough much, if at all. The dough is still very stick
y, but, with the aid of a floured surface and floured hands, I think I am forming them decently. The dough is very soft and does not give much resistance to stretching. The formed baguettes flatten and spread out wide, they won't maintain a cylindrical shape by themselves—I am using an improvised couche (parchment paper and rolled up kitchen towels).
In the oven, the baguettes will rise a little bit, but not much, and it leaves me disappointed and with a flat dense bread. :(
Could someone give me some guidance? It's greatly appreciated