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a yeast preferment made as a stiff dough
- the process by which yeast changes carbohydrates into carbon dioxide gas and alcohol.
A flat Italian bread similar to a thick pizza dough
French country style bread
Pain de champagne
An elastic substance, formed from proteins present in wheat flours, that gives structure and...
A long, rectangular loaf of bread.
a thin yeast starter made with equal parts flour and water, plus commercial yeast
The process of absorbing water
A rich egg bread, often made as a braided loaf
Various enzymes, found in flour and in diastatic malt, that convert starch into sugar
a regional French bread made in the shape of a trellis or ladder
When something is baked directly on the hearth and not in a pan.
bread made by a skilled manual worker; usually referring to handmade breads made using traditional...
refrigerating a yeast dough to slow its fermentation
a type of yeast that absorbs water instantly. It can be mixed directly in with the dry ingredients...
To change in texture and aroma of baked goods due to the loss of moisture by the starch granules.
– a chemical reaction that causes the browning of proteins and sugars together when subjected...
An Italian sweet bread made in a large loaf, generally containing dried and candied fruits.
the process by which starch granules absorb water and well in size.
a resting period early in the mixing procedure of yeast doughs during which the flour fully...
the starchy inner portion of grain kernels
fermented dough, used as a starter
the interior of a baked item, distinct from the crust
- tan colored wheat flour made from the outer portion of the endosperm.
The rapid rise of yeast goods in the oven due to the production and expansion of trapped gases...
The mineral content of flour; expressed as a percentage of the total weight
French for a curved, extra-sharp tool for slashing the top of risen dough for decoration and...
the process by which proteins become firm, usually when heated.
dough leavened by a sourdough starter.