Principles of Baking

Valuable knowledge which helps us stay in control of every dough we make

How to Autolyse Enriched Dough

How to Autolyse Enriched Dough

Autolysis with fat. I have had several people ask me about this. So, here we are. Another experiment to see why we should or should not do it....

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How To Add Fat To Bread Dough

How To Add Fat To Bread Dough

Adding fat to a dough makes is soft and fluffy and generally gives it a gentler mouth feel.That does not mean that it is better, but it has its...

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How Sugar Affects Bread Dough

How Sugar Affects Bread Dough

Let us look at how sugar affects yeast and subsequently bread. Why you should and why you should not use sugar. Sugar is hygroscopic meaning that it...

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How To Knead Dough By Hand

How To Knead Dough By Hand

Different types of dough require different kneading methods.A low hydration dough can be kneaded by pressing it into the work surface and folding it...

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