What is stretching and folding and why would I do it?
Stretching and folding dough is one technique you can use to knead your dough. It is also a technique you can use to get structure for your dough in preparation to shaping it for it’s second fermentation.
Here is a little video on stretching and folding dough in the bowl – as a kneading technique.
In addition, you can look here on the Virtuous Bread website. You are going to get through to little videos dedicated to making and shaping bread. Most of the videos on shaping bread that are there have an element of stretching and folding as a first step to shaping the dough, so there is plenty for you to see.