Updated: Jan 28, 2019
Simple Bread At Home. there is nothing like fresh home baked bread straight out of the oven with butter. Ingredients you need to make this simple bread : Flour, Water, Yeast, Salt and a Dutch Oven. Yes a Dutch oven. It's the perfect way to bake your bread at home. Also, No need for sugar, modern yeast are powerful enough. No need for oil either.
Add 20 grams of fresh yeast, in 300 ml of tepid mineral water, or 7 grams dry yeast. In the bowl of the mixer drop 10g of salt. Then add 500 grams of bread flour and start slowly mixing. Add the water and the yeast. As soon as everything is properly incorporated, set the speed to minimum, and knead the dough for 10 minutes. First proofing : Place the dough in an airtight container and let it proof in a warm place for 1 - 2 hours. Then, Press down the dough, shape as seen in the video. Second proofing : Place the dough in a floured banneton and let it proof in a warm place for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Meanwhile, Heat dutch oven to 250°C or 480°F. Out of 2nd proofing, tip the dough into your dutch oven very gently. Now using razor's blade, score the surface a few times. Back in the oven. I bake my bread at 220°C for 20 minutes, then at 230°C for another 10 minutes.
Heres a link to the baking equipment i use in my videos.