Italian Knot Bread
Oh yes, the Bread Baking Babes did it again: Challenge us with a new bread!
This time Ilva is serving as the Kitchen of the Month and came up with a wonderful bread: PANE DI PASTA TENERA CONDITA or ITALIAN KNOT BREAD
Hey and guess what?
This time I really sticked to the recipe. Since I was supposed to bake several small “free formed” breads I figured this would not easily possible with spelt flour anyway and decided to abandon my beloved spelt flour for wheat. *g*
The dough was so easy to work with and the “knots” turned out to be a big hit! We loved them. I did half the recipe tho and it left me with 12 knots. (divided the dough into 100 gram parts), the shaping I was a little scared of was done in no time and even after the final rising I had wonderful formed little knots. *puffs chest proudly*
See? aren’t they just lovley?
I think next time I’ll go with 80 grams each tho instead of 100 grams to make them a little smaller…
This is the final result: A nice chewy crust outside and soft inside. I loved them.
I will play around with the recipe next time tho and try to find a way to bake them with spelt flour too… :)
Thank you Ilva for this wonderful bread experience! :)
Now go visit all the other Babes and see what they were up to with this bread this month:
Bake My Day (Karen) | CanelaYComino (Gretchen) | Cookie Baker Lynn (Lynn) | Grain Doe (Görel) | I Like to Cook (Sara) | Living In The Kitchen With Puppies (Natshaya) | Living on Bread and Water (Monique) | Lucullian Delights (Ilva) | Notitie van Lien (Lien) | The Sour Dough (Mary aka Breadchick) | Thyme for Cooking (Katie) | My Kitchen in Half Cups (Tanna)
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