Whole Wheat Sourdough

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Whole Wheat Sourdough

Photos of the sourdough I made on Sunday:  Proofing, resting and cut:

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Thanks Lance.

As you know, it is a labor of love!

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Wow what a beautiful boule! Nicely done.

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Is it no knead? Razor cuts look great. Very rustic.

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Yes it is no knead.  Just 4 fold and stretches during first 2 1/2 hours of the process followed by a bulk fermentation and then a second proofing.

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Beauty way to go!

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Elliot, your breads have come a long way in a short while.  This is a beautiful loaf! Cudos

"People who love to eat are always the best people." -- Julia Child

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Gorgeous!

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After the 3 weeks of effort, the loaf today finally came out perfect! 
http://shane-whateverblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/sourdough-bread-success.html
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 didn't completely follow the method Chef Jacob did in the video (just because my flat mate left the kitchen in a mess and I didn't want to clean it up) but I'm really satisfied with the taste! I sure hope that I can made the ball shaped one soon. 

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Looks fantastic!  Great job mate!

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