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Bread Stencilling with cocoa powder like Hitz

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hungryscholar

Bread Stencilling with cocoa powder like Hitz

Visiting the arts & crafts store with my wife and daughter I picked up a stencil and on the second try got a design that I was quite happy with.:

 

The Ciril Hitz video that gave me the idea and illustrates the method is here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZt1WWSAj6M. I spritzed the dough with water before stencilling and I think that helped, but I still found myself hold the stencil in place with one hand.

 

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breadsong's picture
breadsong

Hi,
The stencil you picked out made a pretty loaf of bread :^)
I've seen that video and found it quite helpful. 
You might like this post on stencilling - here is the link in case you have not seen it:
http://www.farine-mc.com/2010/08/stenciled-miche.html

Happy baking (and stencilling),
:^) breadsong

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hungryscholar

Thanks! I hadn't seen that post and I'm intrigued by the idea of raising dough with fermented apples. I really need to check out Ortiz, seems like there's a lot of interesting stuff in his book.