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Kitchen machine, #1

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I also own a kitchen machine from December 2021. I bought it mainly because of bread/pizza making but I also used it for making pastry dough. First lesson learned when kneading bread dough – if the dough does not cling to the dough hook after running for few minutes then check the dough quantity and dough hydration (ration of water to flour in weight). Having too little dough or it being...

Lodge combo cooker cast iron

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For the past six months I have been using Lodge combo cooker cast iron for baking my usual loaf of sourdough bread and I am loving it! Compared to my previous favourite way of baking bread using pizza steel, it makes baking routine simpler because in the first half of the bake I do not have to tend to a tray beneath the pizza steel where I put water just after launching my bread dough onto the...

Baking with sourdough, update

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I have decided to do an update entry about my experience of baking sourdough bread, this time in audio format and in my native language. But below is the translated text of what I’m saying on the audio Here I am again, this time in audio format, to speak about my latest acquired experiences in baking with sourdough. I did two changes which gave me a greater satisfaction when admiring final...

First bake of 2019 and thoughts on pizza steel

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It’s January 2nd and I have already baked a sourdough bread which I made dough for it a day before in an evening. I have used 15 % wholegrain spelt flour, 8 % rye flour, 55 % all-purpose flour and 22 % organic wheat flour – this amounted to 600 g of flour and I’ve used 75 % hydration. I usually use only organic types of flour but there were almost none of it at home except of...

Baking with sourdough, update

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It’s been well over a year since I’ve been baking sourdough bread (also bread in general) and I can happily report that the final product improves steadily both in taste, texture and look with each new month of bake. What is sourdough bread? Sourdough bread is a type of bread that is leavened naturally, without commercial yeast. It’s leavened with “sourdough starter”...

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