Originally Posted by aawa
That is fantastic looking. I have tossed around the idea of giving bread making a shot but really haven't gotten around to it. I think you might of inspired me.
Consider flour to be 100% and use the following -
Knead for 5-10 minutes, rest until doubled in size, knock the air out and shape the loaf. It's ready to go when it's increased in size by around 1/3 to 1/2
Initial bake for around 10 minutes as hot as your oven will go, then drop it back to around 350F for the remainder of the bake, removing the bread when it sounds hollow when knocked on the bottom.
That's basically it. Use those percentages and you'll never go wrong. So a quick improvised bread would be -
350ml water (70% hydration)