Artisan bread-making is an extremely rewarding and traditional craft using natural leaven to raise the dough and create fantastically tasty sourdough breads! So how do you get started? Read More
Proving or Proofing baskets (called Brotformen by the Germans and Bannetons by the French - and all four by the English), are used to support the bread dough while it proves just before it is baked. They support the hand-shaped dough during the final prove; this is particularly important with doughs with a high water content and with slow proving naturally leavened breads. BakeryBits has baskets of cane, wicker, wood-fibre and washable plastics, from the traditions of various countries and more modern production techniques. Each style has its benefits and its avid followers! ...