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Corn Bread for Mellow Bakers

I was surprised and delighted with this formula by Jeffrey Hamelman as I wasn’t expecting it to make such a charming bread.  I once again scaled the recipe down to make just one loaf as follows:

Poolish
113 g water
113 g bread flour ( I used the very strong flour again for this part)
1/16th tsp of active dried instant yeast aka a pinch of yeast!

Left overnight at room temperature for 12 hours

In the morning I soaked some 113 grams organic maize meal in 192 grams of water and left it for about quarter of an hour while I had a cup of tea and some brekkie and rattled around with some white leaven that I was using for some other breads.

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