It turns out that sourdough focaccia is my new favourite go-to bread to make!
Using a bread maker
Warm water and sour dough starter 440mls
Oil 3 tablespoons
Sugar (soft brown) 2 tablespoons
salt 2 teaspoons
wholemeal flour 700g (try substituting with 150g rye or spelt flour)
millet seeds 3 tablespoons
sunflower seeds 1 tablespoons
Dried yeast 2 teaspoons
Add to the bread maker pan in the order above, or follow instructions for your breadmaker. Most bread makers say that you can’t use sourdough starters but i have found that it works well as described above. I just check the consistency of the dough in the mixing phase and add a bit more flour or liquid as required. Sometimes I take the dough out of the pan and knead a little by hand to get the dough just right. It’s well worth the extra attention and makes a delicious loaf.
Added by: Rachel Verheul
We love to see what you've been baking, but are just updating this section at the moment - we will be able to accept new community recipes in the near future, please don't try to upload in the meantime as we won't be able to accept the photo or send a voucher yet.
Once new additions can be welcomed, if you add one of your own baking recipes with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 5% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.
It's very easy, just click here to visit your " My Shipton Mill" page to get started.