A deliciously simple traditional challah recipe.

Pate Fermentee



  1. Place the water and yeast in a bowl, then add the four and salt. Mix until it forms a shaggy dough.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rise for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  3. Place the covered dough in the refrigerator for at least 8 hour, preferrably 24.
  4. Can be used cold.

Recipe by A Cookie Named Desire at