Last updated 6/12/2012 12:51:38 AM. Recipe ID 13252. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Barley bread
Yield: 1 Loaf
4 1/2 ts Dry yeast
2 c Warm water
2 tb Honey
2 c Barley flour
2 c Wholewheat flour
2 c Unbleached white flour
2 tb Olive oil
2 ts Salt
Dissolve yeast in warm water & place in large mixing bowl. Stir in
honey & leave till yeast becomes foamy. Combine the three flours &
add half to the yeast. Beat with a wooden spoon for 10 minutes. The
consistency should be of thick mud. Cover & set aside to rise for 1
hour, till the dough has doubled. Punch dough down & carefully fold
in olive oil, salt & 1/2 c remaining flour. Gradually fold in more
flour till dough starts to come away from the sides of the bowl.
Place dough on a lightly floured surface & knead well for 10 minutes.
Add more flour as necessary. Place dough in a lightly oiled mixing
bowl. Cover & leave to double. Ounch dough down again & shape into 2
domed round loaves. Cut a cross in the centre. Place on an oiled
baking sheet, cover & let rise till doubled, 45 to 60 minutes. Bake
at 350F for 50 minutes.
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