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Wood-Fired Asiago Cheese

Jan 18, 2024Posted by klintPrint

Note: Prepare 739g  of poolish the day before the bake.

Ingredients (At ~75% hydration): 

  • 421g flour
  • 318g water
  • ~1/4 tsp dry yeast


Mix the flour, water, and starter (levain or poolish) in a bowl.
Cover with clothe.
Let it rest until the following day.

Asiago Cheese

Prep Time 2 days
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Loaves (18 oz each)


  • 550 g Water
  • 6 g Yeast
  • 750 g Flour
  • 739 g Poolish
  • 1 hanful Asiago Cheese


  • Mix all dry ingredients with warm water.
  • Let it let for 15 minutes.
  • Add Poolish.
  • Mix on slow speed for 2 minutes then 6-8 minutes at a fast speed.
  • Put dough in an oiled bowl or tub and fold a few times.
  • Cover and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  • Take it out and fold again every 20 minutes for 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • Divide into 4 piece of 500g each.
  • Shape into a loaf, folding a handul of asiago cheese inside.
  • Let it rise for about 4 hours.
  • Bake at 450F to 465F max in your Forno Bravo oven for 30 minutes.

Submitted by: Andrea Colognese of Jamestown Bread Project 

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