Tagged: flour

How to make 2,000-year-old-bread

In AD 79, a baker put his loaf of bread into the oven. Nearly 2,000 years later it was found during excavations in Herculaneum. The British Museum asked Giorgio Locatelli to recreate the recipe...

How to make sourdough bread

Bread is older than metal; even before the bronze age, our ancestors were eating and baking flat breads. There is evidence of neolithic grinding stones used to process grains, probably to make a flat bread;...

Ship’s bisket recipe

Throughout history, bread has been a vital staple of life. Archaeological evidence suggests that pre-Neolithic cultures baked very simple flat bread on hot stones and sourdough breads have been made for millennia. First century...

Sourdough loaf

Ingredients 300 grams – whole wheat flower 300 grams – all purpose or bread flour 512 grams – water 63 grams – starter 10 grams salt Instructions If you do mill your own flour...