RECIPE TUSCANY GARLIC BREAD
Garlic bread may be not a typical tuscan recipe but, made in the way I prepare it makes it’s good presence on the table, a nice surprise and it is also perfect to be eaten with everyday meals…
Ingredients for 1 kilo bread:
1 kilo of white flour
400 ml warm water (about 37° Celsius)
25 grams of fresh yeast
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of sugar
1/2 cup of evo oil
3 teaspoon of minced garlic
2 teaspoon of minced parsley
1/2 teaspoon of chilli powder (if you like)
Put the flour in a large bowl and add salt, sugar and oil than pour the water with the yeast and mix all well, add a couple of tablespoon of flour more if after 5 minutes you are working it the dough is still sticking. Let it than doubling it’s volume.
After 1-1/2 hour put the dough on a working top sparkled with some flour and, using fingertips, give to it the shape of a flat rectangular (about 10 inches x 15 inches). Sparkle minced garlic, chilli and parsley on the dough than make a roll and put it in a round mould like a big donut. Let it rest for 2 hours than bake it for 15 minutes at 200°C than for other 45 minutes of 180°C. Rit emove immediately for the owen and let it cool for at least 1 hour before removing it from the mould and cutting it than…Enjoy it!!!!