|For the durum biga:|
Prepare the mise en place for the durum biga.
To make the durum biga, combine the durum flour and water with the yeast 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 12 to 14 hours.
When ready to make the final dough, prepare the mise en