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Baking Baguette

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Wei Hrn

Baking Baguette

Must i use the stretch and fold method if I am using a poolish? Or i can knead usign any method?

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noonesperfect

Once you combine the polish with the rest of the ingredients for the final dough, you can use any kneading method you like.  For a high hydration dough, stretch and fold is one of the easiest methods, but for a baguette at 65% or so, other methods will work just fine.

 

Brad

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Wei Hrn

Thank you for the information. Btw what does Brad means? haha..