Rustic Bread

Preparation info

  • Dough Yield: About 22 loaves at

    1.5 lb

    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Hamelman

Published 2004

  • About

Rustic Bread Shares many of the visual and flavor attributes as the preceding Country Bread. With the inclusion of 20 percent whole-grain flour, however, it has a more robust and distinctive flavor. Since absorption levels vary considerably with whole-grain flour, check the dough carefully once the ingredients are incorporated and make adjustments to hydration as necessary. As with Country Bread, ovals or rounds are the shapes of choice, although small crusty rolls or sizeable boules