Does sifted flour make bread dough lighter?

Does sifted flour make bread dough lighter?

Sifting flour is only useful in recipes where a dough or batter is mixed gently. Some people have asked me about this, and others have told me that I should try it. So, there you have it. The answer is short and simple. No, sifting flour does not make bread dough...
Poolish, Biga, Sponge, Pâte Fermentée, Preferments Explained

Poolish, Biga, Sponge, Pâte Fermentée, Preferments Explained

What is a preferment and why use it? Preferments are made by taking a portion of the total dough ingredients, mixing them together and leaving to ferment for several hours. In most cases only flour, water and yeast are used. There are exceptions like the sponge which...
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