Let's make sourdough ciabatta with a crispy crust and a soft and open crumb. All you need is sourdough starter, water, flour and salt. It's perfect for making sandwiches.
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What is sourdough ciabatta?
Ciabatta is a rustic Italian bread that’s characterized by its rectangular shape, soft crumb and crispy crust. It’s typically made with a high hydration dough which helps to achieve an open crumb structure with large air pockets.
What you'll need
- Active stiff sourdough starter - Strong bread flour with 12- 14 % protein - Water - Salt
1. Mix all ingredients until a shaggy dough forms. Knead until it becomes smoother and more elastic. 2. Let it rise in a warm spot for about 4 hours and perform 6 sets of coil folds to build more dough strength. 3. Divide and shape the dough into rectangular pieces. Proof for about 1 hour and pre-heat the oven. 4. Bake for 20 minutes and let it cool.