Wild Yeast / Sourdough Starter:
Mix 4 1/2tbs whole wheat flour with 4tbs water. Cover with wrap and keep it aside for 24hours.
Mix 4 1/2tbs wheat flour and 3tbs water along with the starter from 1st day. Keep it covered in a plastic box covered with cling wrap for 24hours.
Mix 4 1/2tbs wheat flour and 4tbs water along with the starter from day 2. Keep it covered with cling wrap and set it aside for 24hours.
Mix 3/4cup+1 1/2tbs all purpose flour with 1/4cup-4tsp water along with starter from third day. Keep it aside for 5 hours and it will become bubbly and double in volume. At this stage the starter is ready for the bread.
French Country Bread:
|Stage 1 ingredients mixed and doubled|
|Mix stage 2 ingredients -stage 1 starter|
|Knead the dough for 10minutes|
|Make a circle|
|Place the starter from stage 1 in the centre|
|Incorporate both dough|
|Shape two breads, proof and score|
|Bake till golden|