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biga…

And what, might you ask, is biga? Well, this time last week, I would have looked blankly at you in response to that little question. I have no idea how I could have got through my life without knowing the little intricacies of breadmaking, but if you are in the breadmaking club, you will know that biga is a pre-ferment for italian breads. The French apparently have this too, but it’s called Poolish there. Never heard of that either. Biga came into my life as ciabatta is my favourite kind of bread. Continue reading biga…