5 Minute Artisan Bread

30 mins (cooking 30)
4 ingredients
4 servings
This is the basic 'Boule' bread mix from the book "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day" by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois. I've mainly posted this recipe so that I don't have to hook out the book every time. The dough is stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, taking out a bit each day as you need it, forming it and baking it. A forum I belong to love this bread, which is what inspired me to get the book. Most of them cook it in a Remoska, which is a gadget that I find invaluable. Remoska's are from Checkoslavakia, and I believe they've just come to the States. In the UK they're available from Strongly recommend getting the book, if you like this bread. They have lots of different kinds of bread which you make in this way (also sweet ones), plus ideas on how to ring the changes, recipes to use up the stale bread, etc. PS Someone said they were having difficulty getting hold of the book, so I tried to post an Amazon link for it here. But it just comes out as html gobbledey gook! If anyone knows how to do it, please let me know. Otherwise, try Amazon, guys :-) Very, very worth getting the book.

Categories:  5-ingredients-or-less , low-fat , low-cholesterol , <-30-mins , easy , low-sat.-fat , healthy , low-in... , time-to-make ,
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  • 3 cups lukewarm water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated yeast (2 packets)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons other coarse salt
  • 6 1/2 cups flour, unsifted, unbleached, all-purpose (not strong)


Serving Size (201.67 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 685.35 Calories from Fat 55.26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.14g 37.78%
Saturated Fat 1.16g 23.22%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.33mg 0.44%
Sodium 22.87mg 3.81%
Total Carbohydrate 142.8g 190.4%
Dietary Fiber 20.93 g 334.9%
Sugars 0.8 g %
Protein 26.11g 208.92%
Vitamin A 18.33IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 68.68mg% Iron 7.05mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
lukewarm water, coarse salt