High hydration doughs

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How to bake the perfect ciabatta – second place in the great ciabatta bake off

“Excellent flavour…chewy, I like chewy…..holes not too big….nice crust.”  Second place in the great ciabatta bake off goes to….the recipe we used at La Puerta Abierta bakery in Mexico City. This recipe does have a biga, like the third prize Read More …

The great ciabatta bake off – search for the perfect ciabatta recipe

Hard on the heels of the great baguette bake off, comes the great ciabatta bake off. Ciabatta is the bread EVERYONE wants to be able to bake.  I am not sure why that is, but it is what it is Read More …