What is baker’s couche? A quality baker’s couche is professional grade 100% flax linen: natural, untreated and unbleached. It is used to support dough especially baguette during proofing. Linen is durable, flexible and light, the best material to proof bread. Placing the dough between the folds maintains its shape, absorbs the excess moisture and prevents them from sticking to each other as they increase in size. Only a 100% linen cloth can do all these and release the dough without sticking. It has a wicking property that absorbs a little of the moisture on the surface of the dough without...
Jan 09, 2016