Thursday, 23 April 2009

I am a creature of habit when it comes to breakfast, I never miss it and eat the same thing every morning and never get tired of it. This to most people will seem very boring - for me it's a guarantee to good digestion.

With all the holidays we been having this month, my routine has been shuffled around and I found myself living dangerously! I had toast and marmalade for breakfast yesterday. Not just any toast - homemade rye & caraway bread with my own Seville orange marmalade!

Rye and Caraway Bread

230g Cake (all-purpose) Flour
8g Instant Dry Yeast (just less than one 10g packet)
30 ml Sugar
30ml Sunflower or Peanut Oil
380ml Buttermilk
150g Whole-wheat Flour (I use stone ground flour)
180g Fine Rye Flour
20ml Jenny Morris Caraway seeds
10ml Salt

If you are lucky enough to have a bread machine, add the ingredients as per manufacturers instructions and bake using whole-wheat option with medium crust.
Should you be making this by hand, follow this method.

Here is the recipe for the marmalade.


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3 comments:

Kit said...

I love marmalade, but no-one else in my family does - so I make it just for me.

Do you know where to get Seville oranges here? I've never found them, so usually make a three fruit marmalade with grapefruit and lemons to counteract the sweetness of normal oranges. I'd love to make it with real Seville oranges though - so please let me know if you have a secret source!

Rose&Thorn said...

Kit - I have never seen seville oranges in the shops. I have a friend who has their own tree and they give me a huge bag every year!
When I can't get oranges, I usually just use lemons.

Jeanne said...

Oh, I love the sound of this bread! Any seedy bread like this gets my vote :)

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