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Mixing the Dough by hand can help lower stress – Ambient Method
In this lesson and video tutorial, you will learn how to mix the dough for the ambient method and about the technique for bassinage. You will find out about mixing by hand and by machine.
You will be confident in the techniques for mixing an ambient dough and for bassinage, so you can apply these to your practice.
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