Basic Sourdough Bread
Preparation: 1h preparation and 6h of waiting
Cooking: 40 min
200 g of water at 22°C (72°F)
5 ml (1 Tsp ) of salt
300g (10oz) of floor
Olive oil pouring kneading
In the morning, mix the sourdough and water.
In a large bowl combine flour and salt.
Add the sourdough to the flour mixture.
Mix with hands to obtain an homogeneous, soft and sticky dough.
Cover the bowl with a damp cloth and let stand for 10 minutes until the dough temperature reaches 20 ° C.
Brush the dough with oil.
Place the dough on an oiled work surface.
Knead with the palm of the hand, for 10 min.
Repeat this step 3 to 4 times.
Cover and let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature.
Fold dough by flattening and folding on itself into three, then in two.
Repeat this step every hour for 4 hours.
Line a bowl with a cloth dusted with flour.
Put in the dough and shape the dough.
At room temperature, cover with a damp cloth and let rest for dough to doubles in volume (2-3 hours).
Preheat oven at 220°C.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Turn dough over it. Incise and spray water.
Bake 20 min.
Lower the oven to 190°C and bake another 15 minutes or until the bread is golden brown.
Cool on a rack or serve warm.