BUCKET LIST: Bake a loaf of ciabatta Authentic Ciabatta Recipe (This Italian ciabatta recipe is the real authentic deal. The best ciabatta recipe we've ever tried and one of our most popular recipes.
This Italian biga recipe is the starter used in many Italian breads. Just flour, yeast, water, and time--and you have an authentic loaf.
Sourdough Ciabatta made the traditional way with a biga or starter.