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Bread Baker’s Glossary

Look up words and phrases for breads and bread baking to learn their meaning.

Banneton
Bannetons are a shallow bowl used by bread bakers.

Basil
Learn how basil is used to add flavor to breads, butters, and other tasty foods.

Batter
Batter is not the same as dough.

Caraway Seeds
Learn how caraway seeds are used in bread baking.

Mint
Mints are useful herbs that have been used in recipes for centuries.

Proofing
You will occasionally come across the term proofing when reading bread baking books.

Retarding
Retarding bread dough increases the flavor of your bread.

Sponge
The word sponge is often used in reference to sour dough bread baking.

Whole Wheat Flour
Find out how whole wheat flour is different from wheat flour.

Wholesome
What does it mean when a loaf of bread is labeled wholesome?

Yeast
Find out what yeast is and what it does.

Yolk
What's the yolk? Find the definition here.

Zucchini
Find out what zucchini is and how it is used in bread baking.

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