Now that you’ve made the best pizza in your Forno Bravo oven, you probably want to learn how to bake the best bread, too. You can and you will. Even recipes written specifically for kitchen ovens can be adapted to your wood-fired oven. They can be doubled, or tripled, as well, so you can take advantage of the size of your hearth.
These Wood-Fired Bread pages show you how to make great bread, including techniques, equipment and recipes. The pages are connected with links, and at the bottom of each page there is a << Back | Forward >> button that lets you navigate forward and backward through the pages. This guide is also supported with a series of Wood-Fired Bread Technique Videos, that demonstrate the most important techniques. To view a video, just click on the link.
You can jump straight to the Bread Recipes:
Biga Whole Wheat Bread
Boule au Levain
No Knead Bread
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Or, jump straight to the Table of Contents.
The Pleasure of Wood-Fired Bread.
You can bake great bread at home in a Forno Bravo oven.
Hearth Bread Technique Videos
Baguette Shaping (1)
Baguette Shaping (2)
Hand Kneading Dough
Bread Slashing (or Docking)
Shaping a Whole Wheat Loaf (pan)
Torpedo Loaf Shaping
Download the Wood-Fired Bread Cookbook (PDF)
Bread Cookbooks and Suppliers