Roasted Garlic Levain

Preparation info

  • Dough Yield: About

    23

    loaves at 1.5 lb each
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Bread

By Jeffrey Hamelman

Published 2004

  • About

Roasting the Garlic Softens the Flavor and provides a mellow smoothness that pervades this loaf. Pre-fermenting 20 percent of the flour adds another flavor dimension, one that complements rather than competes with the garlic. To prepare the garlic, slice ½ inch off the top of the bulbs, place in a baking pan, sprinkle a bit of olive oil over the exposed cloves to keep them moist, cover with aluminu

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