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    proven time

    It is very interesting and unfortunately unclear for me the etymological meaning of the expression "proving time" and the relation with "rising time".
    (contex bread bakery - pizza production)
    Last edited by vil; 13-Sep-2007 at 13:52.

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    Re: proven time

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    It is very interesting and unfortunately unclear for me the etymological meaning of the expression "proving time" and the relation with "rising time".
    (contex bread bakery - pizza production)
    Proving and rising are things that dough does. "Proving/rising time" is time it takes to do that thing. Proofing (baking technique) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    (Incidentally: Wikipedia prefers the word "proofing", but I've never met that in any context [except as an abbreviation for "proof-reading"!])

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    Re: proven time

    I have only met "prove the dough" in baking. Wikipedia strikes again.

    Prove = c.1175, prouwe, from O.Fr. prover (11c.), from L. probare "to test, prove worthy" -

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    Re: proven time

    Thank you Anglika and Bob. You were very comprehensive and accurate like always.
    Last edited by vil; 14-Sep-2007 at 11:27.

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