August 9, 2007

Lehem Borkin (Borkin Bread Bakery)Foccacia פוקאצ'ה של לחם בורקין

Lehem Borkin (Borkin Bread Bakery)Foccacia - There is something in this Bread..
Lehem Borkin (Borkin Bread)Bakery is a well known Bakery (in Hedera,Israel);This Foccacia recipe (born in that Bakery) was first publishen in the Hebrew Gourmet magazine (by "AT" magazine, which I'm reading for many years) . Even the recipe is very easy to make ,be sure You'll get wonderful results .All you need is Time.Can you see the holes inside ?.. I like them the way they are: irregular .. :-)
Foccacia recipe:

* For one Bread *
500 gr Ap flour
25 gr fresh yeast(3TB) or 1 TB dry yeast (I use today the dry yeast=11 gr)
1 TB sea salt
350 ml water (not warm water)
6 TB olive oil
[2-3 TB of chopped herbs like garlic,salvia,Rosemary, thyme..I didn't add them at all)
Mix all dough ingredients in your mixer:5 minutes on low speed and then 7 minutes on medium-High speed.pour the dough (it's a little sticky and it's ok) to an oiled large bowl, cover and let it rise for one hour, or until doubled in size.Punch the dough down and let it rise again ,make this for 2- 3 times, each rising time will be for an hour or less.

Now: preheat the oven to 490F (250C)flatten the dough into a large oiled baking dish,'stretch' it with your fingers.
let the dough rise again , then make small holes with your finger..pour olive oil, I add rosmary and salt.
Bake in the hot oven for 20 minutes + - or until golden brown. This Bread is yummy !

Where to visit...

Homesick Texan,her blog is a very good looking Blog.She is an expat Texan who has lived in New York City for over 12 she writes .."This blog is a record of my quest, and other food-related musings that befit a homesick Texan.." -Here is her Blog

Obachan's Kitchen & Balcony Garden :Obachan is from Japan,as she writes in her Blog.." "OBACHAN" means a "middle-aged woman" or "aunt" in Japanese"..
Besides her work at the office,she is doing "Home-studying for a "better future".She posts often wonderful dishes.The Blog is written in English, here -
take a look .


Vcuisine said...

Yummy bread Chanit. Will try some time. Viji

chanit said...

Thank you very much viji,
I think this Bread is one of the Best :-)

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