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I Bake Bread, Part 3


A Healthy Looking Levain aka Nine Iron by Douglas Pilarski

Levain? What the hell is that?

Levain is the basic building block of sourdough bread. It addresses the need for yeast in bread dough and makes the loaf rise in the oven. The four main ingredients are flour, water, salt, and yeast.

It is simple to make. All you will need is pure water and high-quality flour in equal…




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Douglas Pilarski

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Douglas Pilarski is an award-winning writer & journalist.

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