How to Have Beautiful Spiral Patterns on Your Bread
August 17, 2016
For the last rise of the dough, you may transfer it to a banneton or brotform: a shallow, woven proofing basket. As the dough rises inside the banneton, it will push itself against the ridged sides. When the dough is taken off and baked, the bread would have retained the spiral pattern of the banneton on its crust.