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Re: sticky bannetons

Sun, 13 Aug 2006 13:39:24 EDT
"Fallingleaf" <fallingleaf8@comcast.net> wrote:
>When I mentioned to him that my own wet sourdough breads are 
>difficult to remove from my bannetons, he suggested I try flouring 
>my bannetons with rice flour instead of the all-purpose and semolina 
>flours I had been using.  What a difference that made!  Instead of 
>struggling to remove the loaves, they practically fell out.  How 
>come the 80 million bread baking books I own failed to mention this??

that's because you don't have the one that does: page 78, "The Bread 
Bible," W.W. Norton

best, rose (levy beranbaum)