27 Jun 2013

Anchovy, caper and Olive Bread

The smell of fresh bread baking in an oven is one of those simple irresistible smells.  This is a simple bread recipe which can then have almost anything added to it.  I find that by adding the bicarb of soda the bread seems to be softer and lasts longer.

Ingredients
500g white bread flour
1 tsp (5ml) salt
1/2 tsp (2,5ml) sugar
1/2 tsp (2,5ml) Bicarbonate of soda
1 sachet dry instant yeast granules
3 Tbls (45ml) Olive oil
200ml Luke warm water
10 Anchovy fillets, broken up
1 Tbls (15ml) capers
1/2 cup olives, pip-less, and sliced
Method
* Sieve the flour, salt, sugar, bicarb of soda and yeast into a mixing bowl
* Make a well in the center and add the olive oil, olives, anchovies and capers
* Mix on low speed with a dough hook, or knead by hand.
* whilst kneading, slowly add in the water.
* Knead for about 10 minutes.
* Cover top of bowl with some glad wrap and a kitchen towel.
* Leave to rise till doubled in size in a warmish spot (about 45 minutes)
* Knock back down, knead again for a few minutes.
* shape into the shape you wish, or put into a floured pan, or a large ceramic pot.
* Leave to rise until doubled again.
To Top (optional)
* I like to sprinkle things on top at this stage, like maldon salt, or feta, or more olives.
* Bake for about 50 minutes in a 190 degree C oven

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11 comments:

  1. YUM...what a creative and delicious idea! This would be perfect to link up to my Create It Thursday post...it's live now! http://www.lambertslately.com/2013/06/create-it-thursday-8-plus-features.html

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  2. I love this bread, but why WHITE flour??? So many healthier flours!!

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  3. Wow...I've never seen bread with anchovies in it. Very interesting idea.
    Thanks for sharing it at Real Family Fun this week.
    KC

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  4. Thanks for linking up to Sunday Social

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  5. Looks delicious! Nothing better than fresh bread, except maybe the butter:) Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

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  6. This looks scrumptious ! Great recipe :-)

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  7. Great recipe and it would be delicious with some cheese and wine!

    So glad you linked up with us at the BeBetsy BRAG ABOUT IT Link and Hop.

    Sharon and Denise ♥
    Fashion | Food | Beauty | Antiques | DIY | and much more

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  8. Love your recipes...I am bookmarking this for future use.

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  9. What a delicious looking bread!!! The flavors sound amazing with the anchovies and capers and olives!!!! Sounds absolutely delicious!!!

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  11. I so want to learn how to bake this year! I'm pinned this one! We love to grow blogs and I'm glad you joined up to the CLIMB Blog Hop!
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