Over the last few months I've been learning how to bake bread by reading Bread Toast Crumbs (Alexandra Stafford) and My Bread (Jim Lahey). Each week I’ve been baking “learning loaves” using only the basic/master recipe in an effort to familiarize myself with the dough, keep the variables to a minimum, and produce a “good” loaf. I feel that I’ve (mostly!) gotten there and, as a next step, would like to see if it is truly possible to produce a no-knead loaf using 100% whole wheat (and not a blend) which seems to be the white whale of no knead bread!
And so my question is, has anyone successfully produced a 100% whole wheat no knead loaf (not too gritty or dense and is elastic) that they would consider sharing/serving with others?
One last thing I should mention as you consider the above is that I'm looking to produce a plant-based loaf (with the use of eggs, dairy products or honey).
I would welcome any suggestions/insights from community members and thank everyone in advance!