The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts

first time biga

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tansyandfern's picture

first time biga

I posted this pic under comments somewhere but I am posting it again because I am so happy with the results!

This was my first time using a pre-ferment.  All my past bread baking as been more about speed and convenience.  Basically, I love a fresh loaf but couldn't commit to the time!  

So glad I did this last night because I will now be making it a (delicious) habit :)

sparklebritches's picture

Lovely and what a sweet kitty!

tansyandfern's picture

she is rather sweet!

hanseata's picture

in taste is so amazing when you work with pre-doughs and/or overnight cold fermentation.

Very nice looking loaf - what is it?

Happy baking (and greetings from my cat Fritz who's just trying to climb on my keyboard)