Ciabatta No-Knead Bread

«Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the courtiers who surround the king». So today we make the king of our table!
The easiest, most impressive and the most delicious bread you've ever tasted since it's made ​​from your hands and without kneading! Crunchy outside, fluffy crust, soft crumb inside. Real taste and flavor of bread.
If you enjoy this delicious Italian bread-bread Ciabatta - Build it and enjoy it, with any companion, sweet or savory, you prefer. Cheese, olives, tomatoes, fish roe salad, garlic sauce, chocolate spread, jam and more! Want my preference? Drizzled with a few drops of olive oil.
work: 20′ time: 19h:00′ very easy:

Ingredients (1 loaf)

  • 500g (1.1 lbs) flour for kneading or half and half for all uses
  • 380g (13.4 oz) water
  • 3g (0.11 oz) brewer's yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • some flower for dusting
In a large bowl add the flour, roll out a small puddle inside and add the yeast and a little water to dissolve. Dilute the remaining water and the remaining flour.
Stir the mixture for 1' with a wooden spoon and add the salt. The dough is very sticky and tight. Cover with plastic wrap and leave at room temperature for 18 hours.
After the time has passed collect the swollen dough, with a spatula, the edges towards the center of the bowl, till it is detached. Pour into a shallow pan or nonstick paper sprinkled with a healthy dose of flour.
Sprinkle flour from above too.
With lightly floured hands give shape to the dough like that of Bread.
Do NOT knead.
Cover again with cling film and a towel and leave to warm for 2-2½ hours to rise.
Bake at 200°C (392°F, Gas: 5.7) for ~40'. Allow to cool on a rack.

Author Zambia Sifaki