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Quick Yoghurt Bread with Sesame and Pumpkin Seeds

yoghurt bread pumpkin seeds slices

After a lot of trial and error I became quite decent at baking bread. This recipe is so great because the dough does not have to rest for hours. So the bread is quickly ready.

The yoghurt makes the bread taste light and fluffy. I added sesame and pumpkin seeds for a nutty flavour. The bread goes very well with cheese. I think this is my favourite homemade bread so far!

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Savoury Raisin Bread

Savoury Raisin Bread

As you might have noticed I became crazy about baking recently. I am starting to create own recipes. Just like this savoury raisin bread with almonds. It is massive so I think we have to eat only bread for the next days. But I really like it. Usually raisin breads are of the soft and sweet type so this is a great alternative and it is very good with cheese.

I discovered this new type of cheese called “Gorgonzola al vino”. At the market they stuck a bottle of red wine headfirst into a big gorgonzola cheese for a couple of weeks, changing the position of the bottle every now and then until the cheese has fully absorbed the wine. It tastes fantastic!

I love the rustic look of the bread. It looks like one of those breads that knights would have in a green pouch and then cut it with a sword…

Whole Savoury Raisin Bread

What you need:

  • 500g spelt flour
  • 500g semolina
  • 15g dry yeast
  • 30g honey
  • 600ml water
  • 200g raisins
  • 100g chopped almonds
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • A pinch of salt
  • Steps:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix everything well
  • Then knead the mixture with your hands until you have a smooth dough
  • Leave the dough in a bowl at a warm place for about 1 hour
  • The dough must have doubled its size – knead it again well
  • Preheat the oven on 180°C
  • Leave it alone again for another 30 minutes
  • Place the dough in the desired shape on a baking tray and put it in the oven for about 35 minutes
  • Pane Cunzato – Sicily on a plate

    Pane Cunzato

    Sicily is beautiful. We spend two great weeks, driving around the island, relaxing and having good food and wine. I really enjoyed the city of Marsala, the baroque villages in the Southeast and the “dolce vita” on the Aeolian Islands. Sicily has many facets and I wish we would have had more time to discover them.

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