Rye Bread

Using Pâte Fermentée

Preparation info
  • Makes


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      21 hr

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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For the pâte fermentée:    


Prepare the mise en place for the pâte fermentée, taking care that the water is about 75°F (25°C).

To make the pâte fermentée, combine the bread flour and water with the yeast and salt in a large mixing bowl, stirring with a wooden spoon to blend. When blended, scrape down the edge of the bowl, cover with plastic film, and set aside to ferment at 75°F (25°C) for 5 h