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Hot Bulk Fermentation

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proofoflife

Hot Bulk Fermentation

I have been working with the Tartine recipe for some time now at work, and for a few days in a row we have accidentally done the bulk fermentation at very high heat (82-95) yikes!  Our final product was a lot more dense than our normal fluffy, bubbley crumb that we usually get.  I'm guessing this is because of our mistake in temperature during the bulk fermentation.  Any suggestions??

 

Thanks!

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BakerBen

If it hurts don't do it ....