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Poolish

Poolish Definition

Poolish is a French term with Polish origins that means Preferment or starter. Preferment is a dough made with equal amounts of flour and water with a hydration of 100% and a small amount of yeast, but usually no salt. A poolish imparts a sweet flavor and a chewy texture to the final dough.

Due to the lower amount of yeast and the longer fermentation time, dough made with a poolish also offers improved digestibility.

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