Biga bread recipes
I just made a basic whole wheat bread using biga and have the following questions:
- What proportion of the dough should the biga be?
- Does the proportion differ if i am making a whole wheat bread?
- Should you add yeast again when you mix the plain flour and biga
My biga from yesterday may have over ripened. The dough tripled in size in an hour, but was too sticky to handle. Could well be because of ehe Indian weatherwthough. i didd manage to shape it somehow but would prefer a slightly stiffer dough.
I just tried making a biga with the following proportion: 100% flour : 55 % water : 0.25% yeast but i had to add at least another 3 tbsp of water to even bring it together. And this is after i used a kitchen scale for the first time ever.