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Olive Oil And Herbes De Provence Bread


  • 1 teaspoon Sugar

  • 1 Sachet Yeast

  • 250 ml lukewarm Water

  • 60 ml Olive Oil

  • 1 teaspoon Salt

  • 310 g Flour

  • 1 tablespoon herbes de provence


  • 1.

    Stir the sugar and yeast into the water, and set aside for 10 minutes to dissolve.

  • 2.

    Put the olive oil and salt in a large mixing bowl, and add the yeast mixture.

  • 3.

    Beat in 1-1/2 cups/285 g of the flour, until smooth, along with the herbs.

  • 4.

    Now work in the remaining cup/125 g flour, turning it onto the countertop to knead, until you have smooth, springy dough, 10 to 15 minutes.

  • 5.

    Cover with a tea towel and set in a warm place to rise to double, about 45 minutes.

  • 6.

    Punch the dough down and shape into a loaf.

  • 7.

    Let rise again 30 minutes (or not), and bake at 400ºF/200ºC for 25 minutes until done.

  • 8.

    Let the bread cool a little before slicing to serve.

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Posted by luellaReport
I tried this recipe. The bread was tasteless and very doughy. Can't recommend this one.