Herb Grilled Sourdough Boule: Day 1

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Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Sourdough is one of the most complex doughs to make, especially because of the pre-ferment it uses. The white sour starter takes 5 days to get going, but once it is made all you have to do is feed it every day.

This bread will not be baked in an oven; it will be placed directly on a grill when it is fully proofed. The herbs are “glued” to its surface and bake into the crust while it is cooking on the grill. Cooking bread this way is similar to how bread was originally cooked over di