4 baking tips from Chef Konstantino of Firebake – Woodfired Bakehouse & Restaurant

The big difference between artisanal bread – or real bread, as Konstantino Blokbergen calls it – and the ones you find at the supermarket, is time. The Greek-born chef and owner of Firebake – Woodfired Bakehouse & Restaurant is reconnecting with traditional methods of bread-baking, which involves only the four essential ingredients (flour, water, salt and yeast) and a full and natural fermentation process that takes at least 24 hours.

He shares why you should return to traditional methods of bread baking, and tips on making real bread at home.