Bread is a simple and natural food. It is healthy in many ways. It helps to balance our diet, thanks to a high starch intake and provides many minerals, vitamins and plant proteins. Its fiber content is also an asset for healthy bowels.
Here are a few essential items and their functions in bread making;
Did you know that wheat, in the form of bread, provides more nutrients to the world population than any other single food source?
Wheat type is the most common type of flour used in bread baking. It includes all-purpose flour, bread flour and whole wheat flour. Wheat is rich in gluten, a protein that gives dough its elasticity and strength.
Water is one of the most important ingredient because;
- It dissolves and activates the yeast.
- It blends with the flour to create a sticky and elastic dough.
- It also helps dissolve other ingredients and it has a very important role in yeast fermentation.
Also, ingredient as a water temperature should be preferred warm.
Salt is the ingredient that gives bread all its flavors. It is indispensable in bread-making. When baking bread, it’s best to use non-iodized salt such as sea salt because iodized versions can impart an unpleasant flavor. It’s also best to use fine salt as opposed to coarse because it is easier to measure.
There are several different kinds of yeast. Saf-Instant yeast, is an Instant Dry Yeast which has been specially developed for lean or low sugar dough. The best and most important point is that can be added directly to the flour. Saf-instant yeast is vacuum packed for better quality and effectiveness.
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