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This is one of those recipes.

When I was kneading the dough, the texture was so silky and bouncy that I just knew it was going to be most fine.  I was so confident about this that I made another batch while the first was rising!

The recipe comes from Dan Lepard’s The Handmade Loaf –  I amended it slightly to use yoghurt and water instead of the specified whey, and the resultant loaves were tangy and delicious as a result.

The dough is made with an interesting mix of flours – Italian 00, maize flour and bakers (bread) flour. The crumb is quite tight and chewy – a young friend pointed out that this would be the perfect bread to have with a cheese fondue, and I think she might be right!

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