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Spelt Bread

Spelt Bread This year for my birthday I received a beautiful artisan rising basket, and a kilo of small batch milled spelt. The basket is made out of one long piece of wicker that is coiled together to make a round bowl shape. After preparing the dough, it is put into the basket for a slow rise of 6 hours. And just like magic, when you turn out the dough and stick it in the oven, it keeps the lovely pattern from the rising basket. Not only does it look fantastically impressive, it tastes amazing too! If you dont have a rising basket (get one!) you can just prove the bread as normal in a regular bowl.   _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 550-600g organic spelt flour 150ml cold water 250ml organic yoghurt 1 sachet easy bake yeast (or 7g) pinch of salt _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Tip your flour, yeast and salt into a large bowl and make a well in the middle. Pour the water and yoghurt into the hole. Combine the ingredients by gathering more and more flour …