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Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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  • 5 g dried yeast
  • 250 ml water – lukewarm
  • 20 g


Combine the yeast with the lukewarm water and honey – leave for 5 minutes. Combine the flour with the water mixture. Once incorporated, add the salt. Knead until the mixture forms smooth, pliable dough that is no longer sticky. Cover with cling film or a clean dishcloth, and rest for 30 minutes.

Knock down the dough and let it sit for a further 30 minutes. Break off 16 pieces of dough,