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[Breadmaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells… there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread.”

Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher, The Art of Eating 

GRUYERE CHEESE, GREEN OLIVE AND FENNEL BREAD

GRUYERE CHEESE, GREEN OLIVE AND FENNEL BREAD

Ingredients:200gm French GruyereCheese, chopped into small cubes.110 to 120 gm half sliced green Greek olives, chopped225 gm Levain starter 100% hydration255 gm filtered water370 gm Unbleached bread flour90 gm Semonila (duram) flour7 gm Olive oil7 gm fine sugar11gm...

CARAMELISED FENNEL AND GRUYERE CHEESE BREAD

CARAMELISED FENNEL AND GRUYERE CHEESE BREAD

I have been baking Gruyere cheese bread with green or black olives, incorporating freshly chopped rosemary leaves and grounded black pepper corns. These are super delicious breads! Since I have extra Gruyere cheese as left overs, I thought for the next bake I would...

ROLLED OATS NO KNEAD BREAD

ROLLED OATS NO KNEAD BREAD

I haven’t been baking bread containing oats for a some time now, and so decided that I’d try this out again. I checked out the recipes on the internet for which there are several, and decided on one. However, as I went along, I found there were errors in the recipe...

GRUYÈRE CHEESE WITH GREEN OLIVE BREAD

GRUYÈRE CHEESE WITH GREEN OLIVE BREAD

I saw several recipes in the Internet using cheese with olives in bread, and thought I would combine what I felt would turn out nice, and make this bread. I chose Gruyère cheese as this was firm and easy to cut (and not too expensive), and large pitted green olives....

SIMPLE FRENCH HERB BREAD

SIMPLE FRENCH HERB BREAD

​Ingredients:277 gms warm water.( 1 1/3 Cup.)1 1/2 tsp dry yeast.40 gms Semolina.( 1/4 Cup )360 gms All Purpose flour1 tbs dried French herbs.2 tsp honey1 1/2 tsp sea salt1 tbsp oil. ( For greasing the bowl).​Method: Measure and pour the warm water into a mixing bowl...

SEMOLINA PUMPKIN SEED BREAD

SEMOLINA PUMPKIN SEED BREAD

I have a lot of semolina flour in the fridge, using it to prevent the dough placed on baker's peels or inside the Dutch oven from sticking. So I decided to try making bread using some of this flour. Semolina is derived from the Italian word semola, meaning 'bran’....

FRESH ROSEMARY AND MIXED HERB BREAD

FRESH ROSEMARY AND MIXED HERB BREAD

I haven't been baking bread for some days now, and since I was missing the freshly baked home-made morning bread and having the need to 'run' my oven, I decided last night to bake a Rosemary bread. I have a potted plant of Rosemary and the leaves were also in need of...