Lesson 2: A Two-Part Mix

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Josey Baker Bread

By Josey Baker

Published 2014

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How did that first loaf turn out? (You say, “Awesome.”) Are you ready for an even better loaf of bread? (You say, “Heck yes, Baker.”) Rad—let’s do it. This lesson is super-similar to the first, but we use a little bit of whole-wheat flour, and we mix the dough in two stages. First you mix up a little whole-wheat flour, water, and yeast, and let that sit overnight. This is called your “preferment.” In the morning you mix in the bread flour, water, and salt and basically do everything the sam