Rustic Italian Bread
SERVESMakes 1 large loaf, about 2 1/2 pounds
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For a rustic Italian bread recipe with a chewy but tender crumb, crusty but not tough, we used bread flour, which gave our bread height and a thick crust. Biga (a traditional Italian pre-ferment) mixed the day before gave the bread a wheaty...