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Wholemeal Bread

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I am always on the lookout for a great bread recipe and this weekend I found it over on ebakerie. I must alert you this is a long recipe and needs to be started the day before but by god it produces an excellent bread. 
Ingredients:

Day 1: ( 2 loaves )
Paté Fermentee
100 g White Bread Flour 75 g Wholemeal Flour 140 g Cold Water 2 g Instant Yeast
Day 2: 
Mash: 450 g Wholemeal Flour (I used all purpose) 450 g Hot Water
250 g White Bread Flour 24 g Salt 10 g Sugar 4 g Yeast

Methods
Day 1:
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and cover for at least 14 hours at room temperature.This will be your Paté Fermentee. I stored mine in a Tupperware box, with the lid loosely on top, by god when I took the lid off this morning the smell was intoxicating from the yeast, heavenly beer smell!
Day 2:
For the mash above combine the hot water with the wholemeal flour and cover like the Paté fermentee for 2 hours.
1) Now combine your day 1 Paté fermentee along with your mash and the rest of the ingredients. The do…