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Rye

Rye Vollkornbrot

Rye Vollkornbrot

German style wholegrain rye bread. Great with savoury toppings or toasted with honey.


Three Malts with a hint of rye sourdough

Three Malts with a hint of rye sourdough

Wondering what to do with a lot of active rye sourdough starter I experimented with using it in combination with Organic Three Malts & Sunflower Brown flour. The following recipe involves preparing a sourdough starter/production sourdough the day before baking the loaves. This recipe combines using natural yeast in the starter with using some active dried yeast when it comes to baking the loaves. This combination helps me produce a couple of loaves with a nice texture and flavour when there’s not enough time to work through all the usual processes needed to produce a ‘pure’ sourdough loaf.


Basic Rye Bread

Basic Rye Bread

This uses a double kneaded, double risen method. If you have strongly rising types of flour, you could get away with a single kneading and a single rising. This is a variation of a recipe first devised by Sonya Romane.


Olive Sourdough

Olive Sourdough

This uses a mixture of organic white flour, wholemeal and light rye to make a delicious savoury loaf - that is also amazing with cheese or marmalade!


Scandinavian Cracked Rye Bread (2/3 rye, 1/3 white)

Scandinavian Cracked Rye Bread (2/3 rye, 1/3 white)

A fabulously easy, no kneed loaf using dark rye flour and cracked rye pieces - based on a recipe by Trine Hahnemann. (NB: this loaf also uses white flour to lighten the texture slightly.)


Buttermilk Bread

Buttermilk Bread

Delicious nutritious loaf with real depth of flavour.


Danish rye bread

This is a recipe for a delicious danish rye bread. It's a family recipe so keep it a secret ;)


Dark Rye Sourdough

Dark Rye Sourdough

Dark, delicious, easy-to-make rye sourdough. Ideal for working people; start it in the evening, eat it for breakfast. I use a mixer with dough hook, but I guess you could equally hand knead it. No, I haven'the forgotten the salt; I don't usually put any in my loaves.


Russian Black Bread

Russian Black Bread

I’m talking about my beloved recipe for Russian Black Bread, a pumpernickel bread for people who think that standard pumpernickel with it’s paltry seven ingredients is just not trying hard enough.



An easy everyday sourdough loaf for your bread machine

An easy everyday sourdough loaf for your bread machine

A deliciously simple and quick loaf from your bread machine using sourdough starter: great when you haven't got time or patience to work out a loaf with your hands. A recipe inspired by the Eastern European style of sourdough bread. Ideally made with Shipton Mill Light Rye flour. Tested and tried on Panasonic breadmaker (SP - ZB2502) but should work well on any other quality bread maker.


Danish Rye

Danish Rye

Traditional danish rye


Simple seeded loaf with rye

Simple seeded loaf with rye

This recipe is tried and tested using the breadmaker, but could no doubt be oven baked instead. The vitamin C powder allows the use of a higher proportion of rye (for extra colour and flavour) without preventing the loaf rising properly. If all goes to plan you get a lovely soft loaf, excellent rise and a very rustic flavour.


Spelt or Rye Banana Loaf

Spelt or Rye Banana Loaf

Moist, delicious banana bread recipe - that looks beautiful too!


Olive and rosemary rye bread

Olive and rosemary rye bread

Traditional french rye loaf with olives. Delicious with cheese


Green Coriander Seed Rye Sourdough Loaf

Green Coriander Seed Rye Sourdough Loaf

Crushed green coriander seeds and chopped dried black olives add tasty flavours to this rye sourdough loaf, great with cream cheese


Danish dark rye sourdough (rugbrød)

Danish dark rye sourdough (rugbrød)

A hearty, sweet and delicious dark rye bread for savoury toppings or breakfast



Spelt mix with a hint of fennel and a flavour of rye.

Spelt mix with a hint of fennel and a flavour of rye.

After a lot of experimenting this two-stage recipe has emerged as a tried and tested recipe for our daily bread.


Rye Sourdough Loaf with Walnuts

Rye Sourdough Loaf with Walnuts

delicious crusty nutty taste


Sourdough Rye Bread

Sourdough Rye Bread

Rye bread made with Sourdough starter


Barley and rye bread with chopped rye (sourdough)

Barley and rye bread with chopped rye (sourdough)

Just delicious! Mix of three flours and addition of chopped rye makes this bread one of a kind. I ate the whole loaf in one go!


Emily Dickinson Rye And Cornmeal Sourdough Variation

Emily Dickinson Rye And Cornmeal Sourdough Variation

Not quite pumpernickel, but slices smoothly. The cornmeal rounds off the tang of the rye. "For persons of sedentary habits and dyspeptic turn, no food is more wholesome" as quoted in 'The Philosophy of Housekeeping by J.B. Lyman (1869).


Sweet Orange Rye Biscuits

Sweet Orange Rye Biscuits

For now or later, these refrigerator biscuits are just the thing to enjoy with a cup of coffee. Easy to make, and easy to bake, gently spicy and aromatic, the recipe could be altered with your favourite spices, or add a few nuts, or dried fruit. Makes about 30.


Easy Sourdough with Wholewheat and Light Rye

Easy Sourdough with Wholewheat and Light Rye

Easy sourdough prepared in mixer in 10 min


New York Deli Rye

New York Deli Rye

Jewish tradition became delicious


Smoked Cheese and Onion Bread

Smoked Cheese and Onion Bread

This is a variation on Richard Bertinet's Bacon and Red onion bread but uses smoked cheese (thus suitable for some vegetarians) and is fortified with sourdough batter. It makes lovely toast and would be great with a hearty soup.


Prune and pink pepper sourdough rye loaf

Prune and pink pepper sourdough rye loaf

An exquisitely flavoured rye sourdough, which was a softer, lighter loaf than I expected.


Rye flatbreads

Rye flatbreads

These easy to make flat breads are brilliant for making neat, little sandwiches.


Try rye

Try rye

It's a whole new baking experience and it’s good for you too.


Everyday White with wholemeal Rye

Everyday White with wholemeal Rye

This is my everyday loaf because its delicious with a great texture and flavour but also a nice easy recipe.


Sourdough Campagne Loaf with Rye

Sourdough Campagne Loaf with Rye

One of my favourite loaves with a subtle taste of rye, sour notes from the leaven and great texture from a long rise.


Rye Soda Bread

Rye Soda Bread

This is based on a traditional soda bread recipe but with the addition of light rye flour or, and this is my favourite, Orcadian 'Bere' flour. Delicious fresh, with marmalade or cheese, good toasted the next day.


Basic Light rye and wheat batard

Basic Light rye and wheat batard

Simple, natural and healthy loaf of bread


Scandi rye and spelt crispbread

Scandi rye and spelt crispbread

These delicious Scandinavian style, wafer thin, rye and spelt crisp breads are perfect for eating with dips and pate. They store well and are great fun to make expecially if you make them with a buddy. One rolls the dough out and the other bakes.


Danish Rye Bread Method

Danish Rye Bread Method

Basic method that can be used to make many variations of proper Danish rye bread, far better than anything you can buy in the shops. Danish rye bread is of course excellent with all types of strong cheeses, all salty food, pickled herring, yellow pea soup, Danish sausages - and you can use it to make rye bread soup should you feel thus inclined.


Fab white loaf with wholemeal and rye

Fab white loaf with wholemeal and rye

This is a delicious open-crumb white loaf, made with a poolish and a wet dough, and includes wholemeal and rye for extra flavour


Rapid Light Rye Sour

Rapid Light Rye Sour

A lovely tasty White loaf with a touch of Rye and sour.


Lithuanian Rye Bread

Lithuanian Rye Bread

A delicious loaf with a dark crust. Good knife and teeth needed


Walnut Sourdough With Swiss Dark Flour

Walnut Sourdough With Swiss Dark Flour

A hearty and sweet bread for the dark autumn nights


Ginger & Sweet Potato Muffins

Healthy, Low GI, Delicious Muffins


Making Bread with Rye

“Comin` thro` the Rye” … an ancient rhyme made into a song by Burns, and “Catcher in the Rye” attest to the role of Rye as a cereal in the UK, now enjoying a revival after centuries of largely being ignored. Rye IS different and making bread with it a new


Focus on rye - flour, sourdough & bread

A closer look a rye. What is it's good for, why it's good for you and what you can do with it. Features recipes and expert Q&A.


Russian Rye

Dark rye bread


Light Rye

Light Rye

Three Everyday Light Rye Loaves


John's Bread Rolls

Easy to make


Crocodile Sourdough (by Julio Hevia)

A rye sourdough recipe by Julio Hevia. An advanced recipe for keen bakers looking to extend their sourdough prowess!


Malthouse with Honey & Rye by Steve Ackland

Malthouse with Honey & Rye by Steve Ackland

A deliciously textured malted loaf by Steve Ackland for the Shipton Mill newsletter.


"The Irishman" by Steve Ackland

A tasty everyday bread


 Marbled Rye

Marbled Rye

Fantastic Marbled rye by Erin O'Brien of @tallpoppycakes. It tastes even better than it looks!



Cobnut loaf with honey and rye

Cobnut loaf with honey and rye

Adapted from an original recipe by Dan Lepard from his book 'The Handmade Loaf'



Danish Rye Bread

Made with sourdough


Rye Coriander Mash Bread

Rye Coriander Mash Bread

A bit to the sweeter side, adapted from Borodinsky for a full-time working person.


Rye Bread

A simple rye bread recipe using yeast


100% Rye Schwarzbrot

100% Rye Schwarzbrot

This is Black Bread! Hefty and flavoursome, but very light on the digestion


New York Deli Rye

The famous loaf of Jewish ancestry from the lower-east side, widely enjoyed and eaten with preserved meats such as pastrami


Light rye bread using a wild yeast starter

The results are worth the time.


Rye Bread with sunflower seeds

A beautifully moist sour dough rye bread in the German style that needs no kneeding


Potato/Rye Bread with Thyme

Breakfast toast or sandwich bread



Sourdough with rye

Sourdough with rye

A white sourdough loaf incorporating light rye


Rye and Spelt Sourdough bread

traditional sourdough bread made in a bread maker


Milwaukee Rye

Rye & white bread with caraway


Store cupboard rye bread

Multi seeded rye bread with an old bread soaker


Dark Rye bread

I bake these breads almost every Sunday, and have done the last 20 years. I have modified quantities so it fits a 1kg bag of rye flour.


Authentic Scandinavian Sour Dough Rye Bread

Recipe originating in Denmark which uses Guiness


White with Rye and Hemp Seeds

This is a medium weight loaf with a lovely nutty crunchy texture and taste


rye and dark swiss flour loaf

a delicious nutty loaf but not heavy



100% Rye Bread Recipe

An excellent beginners recipe for a sourdough rye bread


How to make a Rye Starter

A consistent and forgiving starter, which produces great flavoured breads.


Wholewheat and Rye Loaf

Wholewheat and rye bread, using natural leaven or yeasted pre-ferment, with cracked rye and caraway crust