Delicious dried tomato & olive bread with aromatic herbs

dried tomato and olive bread (1 von 1)

Aromaticย Mediterraneanย flavors meet incredible crust

My friend Miri stayed with me for a few weeks in summer and we basically spent our time cooking and experimenting with gin (tonic). As you can imagine, it was fantastic! ๐Ÿ˜‰ She made a herbed bread similar to this one and it was still warm when we ate – it had this amazing crust and was – hands down – one of the best breads I’ve ever tried (so THANK YOU Miri!). So what I did is I added some dried tomatoes and olives to the bread to give it an even more mediterranean feel and it turned out to be a real treat to your taste buds. Because of the butter it gets an amazing crust and it’s very aromatic, too. I think it’s best to serve it for a nice Sunday brunch when it’s still warm, or as an appetizer with different spreads. Or just dip it in salted olive oil – I’m sure you’ll love it. Regarding spreads, I made one with soft goat cheese, fresh chopped rosemary, salt, pepper and a splash of olive oil, which took about 3 minutes to prepare and worked incredibly well. Remember that baking bread takes time as the dough needs time to prove, but trust me – this bread’s taste will more than compensate you for your effort! Continue reading