What to do with leftover speciality, rye and wholemeal flour
This loaf stemmed from a real mix of flours that I found myself left with. We love to mix things up and add different flours for variety and flavour. Quite a tasty result, plenty to get your teeth into so to speak! Lots of seeds and flavour, my wife's current favourite!
A unique recipe full of flavour. Much lighter than normal Rye bread
Reliable breadmaker recipe
A very straight forward and traditional Pain de Campagne, made with the aid of a poolish but using (as little as possible) instant dry yeast rather than a sour dough starter for added simplicity. The result is a golden loaf, very light and 'springy', with a good bubbly texture and superb taste. A few tricks used: both the poolish and the dough were placed to raise sitting on a raised grill on top of the range (measured temperature of 25 degrees), and a bowl of water was placed inside the oven before baking, removed then 10 minutes after the loaf was placed in the oven.
This delicious sour-dough bread is made with equal quantities of organic light rye, organic malted flour and organic white spelt flour. For a rustic effect dusted with organic semolina flour.
Sourdough loaves using what I could find in the pantry. Sometimes you don't have time to find something specific but just go with what is there. The bread has just enough malt loaf flour in to give it a soft malty "stickiness" that loves butter. the (unsoaked) pumpernickel gives it an extra bit of crunch. The quantities are about right - worked backwards - the important thing is a soft flexible dough that kneads easily without sticking to the surface. It was a slow rise partly due to the kitchen being a bit cooler than usual, snowing outside!
A real mix of flours. I found myself with various odds and sods of different flours left and decided to have a play! Quite a tasty result, a bit of something for everybody in these.