Whole Wheat Flour

ACJ 028| Issues with 100% Whole Wheat Bread

In this podcast I help Pat trouble shoot some of the issues he's been having with his 100% whole wheat bread.

Here's Pat's Question:

Dear Jacob,

I watched your video on the bakers percentage after baking a few batches of whole wheat bread which roughly resembled edible bricks after baking.

I understand the math in the bakers percentage and that everything needs to be weighed not measured by volume. (There are very few recipes that use weight which I suppose should tell me something about the recipes).

Basic Sourdough Boule - 70% Hydration

70% Hydration Sourdough Boule

This is a scalable recipe designed to yield one large sourdough boule. This is the exact recipe used in our "How To Make A Basic Loaf of Sourdough Bread Video." Please see video and show notes for further information. Also, if you have a smaller dutch oven (this recipe calls for a 7qt), try halving the recipe by clicking on the appropriate button in the yield box to the right.

SB 004| How To Make A Basic Loaf Of Sourdough Bread

How to Make a Basic Sourdough Boule - Video Recipe

In a previous Stella Bread Video, I demonstrated how to make a sourdough starter that could later be used to naturally levin any type of bread you desire. In this video, we take that starter and bake our first sourdough loaf, a 70% hydration boule that uses a large percentage of poolish starter for a quick rise, a small amount or whole wheat for a complex flavor, and a cast iron dutch oven to replicate a traditional hearth.

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