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Things to eat with Bread

Dan Lepard Foccaccia with Za'atar

As you may have noticed we eat bread in this house. We don’t eat bread with every meal, usually a piece of toast some mornings, mostly for our midday meal and rarely in the evening. The day I took these photos was a very hot day and we hadn’t eaten much all day but we didn’t feel like cooking. However I had taken pity on my starter wingeing away on the worktop, saying,

How many times are you going to feed me and not use me? Hm? How many?

So I made one of the quicker breads that use sourdough, my favourite Dan Lepard olive oil bread. I pretended that by sprinkling za’atar on the top I would mysteriously turn it into a Turkish flatbread. – funnily enough it did no such thing, what alchemy did I think would happen?  – But the olive oil bread was perfectly delicious with a different topping on it from the usual olives and herbs. Continue reading