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Experiments with Autolyse (Autolysis) # 1

Experiments with Autolyse (Autolysis)

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An autolyse stage, as used in the making of bread, was first introduced by Professor Raymond Calvel. He noticed that when the dough was given a chance to hydrate when first mixed without the addition of salt (or other ingredients besides flour and water), it produced a superior outcome in the final bread.

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