The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts

Poolish pictures

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Poolish pictures

Here's the poolish in the AM:

According to Artisan Baking Across America, the puckering in the middle is a sign that it is ready to use.

The baked loaves:

They were acceptable, but not great, this weeknd. I think I made the dough a bit too dry. I'll try again soon.