Post No. 205
Today’s recipe – A Crusty Black Olive Bread for all the olive lovers. which seems to have originated in the Mediterranean. It can be easily made in your home Kitchen – A flavourful bread made with Kalamata olives and herbs.
2 ½ cup All purpose flour
1 ½ tsp dry yeast
1 cup chopped black olives
3 table spoon olive oil
1 tsp Italian herbs
1 ¼ cup warm water
In a large bowl mix together flour, yeast , olive oil and water. Knead until smooth . Add chopped olives and Italian herbs and knead again.
Set aside in a greased bowl for one hour or until it doubles in size.
Punch down and knead well again for 5 to 10 minutes . Place it in a loaf tin and cover it with an aluminum foil. Set aside for another 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400 degree F (205 degree C).Bake the loaf for 30 minutes.
Remove the foil and do a milk wash and bake again for 20 minutes.
Let it cool in the pan for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.