Josh Forisha

NOLA French Bread

Takes 5 hours total

  1. Mix levain, sugar, and salt into warm water until dissolved.
  2. Add in flour and mix until no dry flour remains. Let rest 30 minutes.
  3. Fold dough over itself until smooth (about 2 minutes). Let rest 3–4 hours.
  4. Divide dough into loaves. Let rest 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  6. Bake bread for 20 minutes.
Warm Water Mix, dissolve Mix, rest 30 min Fold, rest 4 hours Divide, shape, rest 30 min Preheat oven 450°F Bake 20 min
Kosher Salt
Bread Flour
All-Purpose Flour