Sunday, 28 October 2012

Stuffed plaited bread


250ml milk
25g fresh yeast
1 tsp sugar
1 egg + another one to brush
550g bread flour
50g olive oil
10g salt

Ingredients for the stuffing. I did one with bacon and parmesan and the other with speck and provolone cheese

Melt the fresh yeast in warm milk and then add all the other ingredients and mix them together till the dough will be homogeneous.
Let prove for one hour.
In the mean time prepare the stuffing cutting the ingredients in very small pieces.
When the dough is ready, roll it with the rolling pin until it will be 0,5 cm thick.
Divide it into 3 stripes (or 6 if the dough is enough), every stripe needs to be large as your palm.
Put the stuff in the middle of every stripe and seal it brushing the edges with the beaten egg.
When the braid's rope are ready close them at one end and begin to weave, close also the other end, brush with the egg and let it leave to prove for 30 mins 
on the plate of the oven.

Turn on the oven 180° and cook for 1 hour.
Taste warm and enjoy it!

(please forgive my english errors... Elena, correct if you can!)

1 comment:

  1. This is from Paola that, due to her motherly duties, didn't make the live bake off. I fixed some of the English, as per request! Elena