Breadmaking has been around for centuries, proving itself to be one of the oldest forms of making sustenance there is. Homemakers didn't always have the luxury of having a banneton at their disposal, but the ones with access to one of these bread-shaping baskets have always been ever-so-grateful.
If you're ready to use your banneton bread proofing basket but don't know where to begin, there's no need to feel intimidated. We're here to lay out all the details, answer every lingering question and leave you confident enough to get started on your bread proofing journey. After all, bannetons are supposed to make breadmaking easier, not more difficult. Read on to learn just how to use a banneton in your own kitchen.