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Thursday 19 July 2012
Irish No Knead Bread
Recently, I have had problems with my computer being too full of photos so I thought I might try and delete more as I went. In my enthusiasm, I have deleted a lovely photo of this bread from the weekend. Argh! I really am not good at deleting photos.
no-knead bread. I got the measurements wrong and then forgot about the timer. In my defence, I also made lots of obscure notes about nappies, baking florentines, and a disagreement over a crochet rug. Yet my misgivings were unfounded. The bread was brilliant and every bit as burnt-looking at Jim Lahey's. I wish I had a picture to show you.
I am sending this to Susan for her weekly YeastSpotting event.
Previously on Green Gourmet Giraffe:
One year ago: CC Vegetarian Moussaka
Two years ago: Fish and chips – reflections of a vegetarian
Three years ago: From Disaster to Parfait
Four years ago: Pumpkin, PC Stories and a Roast
Five years ago: Dench bread and Dukkah: simple pleasures
Irish No-Knead Bread
Adapted from Jim Lahey's My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method
2 1/4 cup white bread flour
1/2 cup oats
1/4 cup wholemeal flour
1 tbsp wheatgerm
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp dried yeast
3/4 cup stout
3/4 cup buttermilk (I used 1/2 cup yoghurt and 1/4 cup soy milk)
flour and wheatgerm, extra
Mix all ingredients, except extra flour and wheatgerm. Knead or stir for about 30 seconds.
On the stereo:
Super Trouper – ABBA