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Chickpea Bread

Adapted from Andrew Wisley's recipe - Bread Matters-

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Morning  of day 1

Mix 20 g chickpea flour with 25 ml water

Morning  of day 2

Mix all of the previous starter,

20 g chickpea flour

25 ml water

Morning  of day 3

Mix all of the previous starter

50 g wholewheat flour

40 ml water

about 5 hours after 1st mix

Mix all of the previous starter

40 g wholewheat flour

40 g chickpea flour

60 ml water

about 5 hours after 2nd mix

Mix all of the previous starter

100 g wholewheat flour

300 g bread flour ( I use Shipton Untreated Organic White Flour - No.4)

280 ml water

8 g salt

knead well.

leave for 1 hour then give 4 folds.

leave overnight in the fridge

Morning of Day 4

Take out of the fridge and shape

Place in banneton,  seam up.

Leave to ferment for 1:30 hour then bake in the oven

The resulting bread has a lovely colour and great flavour, not too pronounced


Added by: Anne Chapman

Tags: Bread Unusual

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