Sunday, January 9, 2011
Epi and Blogging Marathon
Epi is an wheat ear shaped crusty rolls which makes a good presentation in your table. We use French baguette dough as a starter for this recipe. In my French baguette I have used rye, when you are making one for this recipe, make without rye. This eye catchy loaf can be served with soup, salad or you can also use this for sandwich.
Preparation Time: 20 minutes+ rising time
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes 2 loaves
Whole wheat flour- 150 g
Unbleached bread flour- 150 g
6- 10 hours Old French Baguette dough- 115 g
Warm water- 275 ml
Salt- 1 tsp
Olive oil- 2 tsp
Dried yeast- 2 tsp
Crumble the old dough in a large bowl, add the remaining ingredients along with water to make a smooth. Knead the dough for 5 to 10 minutes to make it smooth and elastic. Place the dough in a clean and oiled bowl, cover with a cling film. Allow it to rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Take the dough, punch the air back, cover the bowl and allow it to rise again for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk. Take the dough, punch the air back. Divide the dough into two equal balls. Stretch each ball in to a baguette shape, place it in a floured and pleated towel.
Cover the dough loosely and allow it to rise for 30 minutes, until it looks puffed up.
Preheat the oven to 230 degree Celsius. Take the dough, make cuts diagonally half way through the dough alternatively on both sides. Place a dish with boiling water in the bottom of the oven.
Bake the breads in the preheated oven for 20 minutes until it looks crusty and brown on top.
Serve the bread warm with soup and salad.
This bread goes to Yeastspotting, Bake- Off and Dish Name Starts With E.
I have also joined in Blogging Marathon along with Srivalli, Priya Suresh, Jay, Monika, PJ, Priya Vaasu, Azeema and Reva. It's going to be fun this whole month. For more details about the marathon check out Srivalli's Site.
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You make so wonderful breads... I am always amazed at your bread baking skills.. absolutely adore this one :)
Bread looks fab and so the pic...awesome one
looks perfect and yummy
lovely ! U r too good a baker Ayeesha!
Asalam Alaykum sis this looks so good. I just love your site. You should join the foodie forum.
Ya Salam Kitchen
Wowo Blog Marathon hat of to you lady, i always struggle to write a post ao i can imagine you all writting a post every day. Good luck
Welcome to blogging marathon dear, Epi looks super prefect and awesome..
Absolutely looks great!!
Wow this looks so good,you have great baking skills dear.
Looks perfect!I would love to have it with some light soup.
Wow this looks fabulous...
Oh!these days your making really yummy breads ..this one looks crispy.
wow the bread looks fab..
new shape..looks so good and innovative..
This looks absolutely fabulous!!!
wow - amazing bread...
Welcome to the blogging marathon ..epi looks very tempting!
Looks perfect and delicious.
perfect epi..so wonderful and yummylicous
What a fun name..loved it!
Welcome to Blogging Marathon, Ayeesha!!!! Yummy Bread!!! Nice Shape!!!!
This is a beautiful épi-bread! You are a master in bread making, dear! It is a pleasure to discover your breads creations, day by day!
wow, I am drooling here...
you are tagged...
this is new yet they look brilliant!
wow...bread looks awesome,perfectly made
beautiful Epi, you are very good in baking, so many baking recipes from you, keep rocking
Never heard of it.. but the bread is looking amazingly good.
Wow..You're a wonderful baker.Looks fantastic!
Bread looks fantastic,awesome.
Looks so delicious and perfect!
Such wonderful bread.
will surely try :)
Loevly! You do love baking, don't you!
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