bread-slices of bread

I was sitting in a coffee shop and enjoying my capucino. It was a cold, rainy day. Suddenly I felt a flavor which woke up my memory, the memory of my chilhood.
The smell of fresh baked bread filled my senses with sweet memories.

Bread means home, means family and friends, means filling our senses with the flavor of coziness.
Sharing a bread with someone is the symbol of love, friendship, forgiveness and letting go.
In the old times, in all cultures, the gratitude of having a bread on the table was an enormous gift and brought a lot of joy. It is one of the oldest food made by humans and it’s still present in our lives, more than ever.
One can Discover the flavor of a culture, by tasting its bread.

In today’s fast pace life, when almost all our food is coming in packages, we lost the sense of sharing our emotions through food.

Join us, let us rediscover the flavor of home that got lost somewhere in our grandmas kitchen.
Let’s start with this amazing bread recipe!

This journey begins with just 3 main ingredients: water, flour and yeast.
It is a simple process which needs dedication but it will fill your home with an incredible flavor and an unforgettable taste.

At the end of the preparation process you can make small baguettes and a big round bread or just the round bread.

DifficultyIntermediate

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time12 hrsCook Time45 minsTotal Time12 hrs 45 mins

 900 g unbleached all purpose flour
 150 g graham flour
 800 ml water
 3 g yeast
 1 tbsp salt
 1 tbsp olive oil
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100g


Amount Per Serving
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.2g5%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Trans Fat -12g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 491mg21%
Potassium 115mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 49g17%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g11%
Sugars 5g
Protein 9g18%

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 26%
Iron 19%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B6 5%
Magnesium 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Step 1: - Add the backing powder in the middle of the flour and cover it up with flour.

bread recipe - flour and baking powder

Step 2: - Add the salt. Put it on the sides of the bowl. (Follow our bread recipe video at the beginning of this page).

bread recipe - flour and salt

Step 3: - Heat a bit the water until it's a bit warm. Slowly add water and mix the content. Make sure there are no pockets of flour left in the mixture.

bread recipe - flour and water

Step 4: - Keep adding water and flour to the mix and again, make sure there aren't any pockets of flour in the mixture.

bread recipe - flour and more flour

Step 5: - Add some oil (small glass - the one used for shots). Put the oil under the mixture on the sides of the bowl. (Follow the video)

bread recipe - flour mixture with oil

Step 6: - Cover the mixture and let it grow for 1 hour.

bread recipe - flour mixture with cover

Step 7: Uncover the mixture and mix a bit more (for a couple of minutes).

bread recipe - mixture

Step 8-10: - Repeat steps 6 and 7 two more times.

bread recipe - mixture repeat

Step 11: - On a table create the form you need out of the dough.

bread recipe - add more flour

Step 12a: - You can make small baguettes if you put the dough in small baking forms (like the one in the image).

bread recipe - baking tray

Step 12b: - Put some flour in a bowl and spread it a bit. Put the bowl with this amount of flour, in the baking oven for 3-4 minutes until it heats up.

bread recipe - baking bowl with flour

Step 13: - Put the dough inside the bowl

bread recipe - baking bowl with dough

Step 14: - Put both the big bowl and the small ones into the oven and let it bake. It's ready when the dough looks like bread :). It has to be the normal bread color, not too burned. This should be achieved by setting the oven to 200 degrees Celsius for about 20 minutes.

baguettes

bread-slices of bread

 

Ingredients

 900 g unbleached all purpose flour
 150 g graham flour
 800 ml water
 3 g yeast
 1 tbsp salt
 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions

1

Step 1: - Add the backing powder in the middle of the flour and cover it up with flour.

bread recipe - flour and baking powder

2

Step 2: - Add the salt. Put it on the sides of the bowl. (Follow our bread recipe video at the beginning of this page).

bread recipe - flour and salt

3

Step 3: - Heat a bit the water until it's a bit warm. Slowly add water and mix the content. Make sure there are no pockets of flour left in the mixture.

bread recipe - flour and water

4

Step 4: - Keep adding water and flour to the mix and again, make sure there aren't any pockets of flour in the mixture.

bread recipe - flour and more flour

5

Step 5: - Add some oil (small glass - the one used for shots). Put the oil under the mixture on the sides of the bowl. (Follow the video)

bread recipe - flour mixture with oil

6

Step 6: - Cover the mixture and let it grow for 1 hour.

bread recipe - flour mixture with cover

7

Step 7: Uncover the mixture and mix a bit more (for a couple of minutes).

bread recipe - mixture

8

Step 8-10: - Repeat steps 6 and 7 two more times.

bread recipe - mixture repeat

9

Step 11: - On a table create the form you need out of the dough.

bread recipe - add more flour

10

Step 12a: - You can make small baguettes if you put the dough in small baking forms (like the one in the image).

bread recipe - baking tray

11

Step 12b: - Put some flour in a bowl and spread it a bit. Put the bowl with this amount of flour, in the baking oven for 3-4 minutes until it heats up.

bread recipe - baking bowl with flour

12

Step 13: - Put the dough inside the bowl

bread recipe - baking bowl with dough

13

Step 14: - Put both the big bowl and the small ones into the oven and let it bake. It's ready when the dough looks like bread :). It has to be the normal bread color, not too burned. This should be achieved by setting the oven to 200 degrees Celsius for about 20 minutes.

baguettes

home made, hand made bread