LifestyleOut of bread? Make quick bread from a hundred-year-old recipe

Out of bread? Make quick bread from a hundred-year-old recipe

Recipe for delicious Turkish bread
Recipe for delicious Turkish bread
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3:51 PM EDT, October 23, 2023

Unexpected guests dropped in and you don't have bread? Don't worry, this recipe for Turkish bread will allow you to prepare delicious and crispy bread in just 30 minutes!

Have you ever looked in the pantry and discovered that you're out of bread? Help is at hand with a traditional 100-year-old Turkish bread recipe. It will surprise you with its taste and simplicity of preparation. You can combine it with various toppings, creating the perfect snack for different occasions.

Traditional Turkish bread - recipe

Turkish bread is a unique solution for a missing element in your pantry. Not only does it taste great, but it also pairs well with many accompaniments. You can serve it hot or cold - with olive oil, cheese, or olives. Its preparation is simple, although it requires a bit of patience.


  • 1 cup of warm water,
  • 7 g of dry yeast,
  • 1 and a half cups of wheat flour,
  • 1 teaspoon of salt,
  • egg yolk,
  • sesame seeds (optional).


  1. Prepare the starter: In a small bowl, combine the dry yeast with some of the warm water and continue stirring until completely dissolved. Then add three tablespoons of sifted wheat flour to them and mix thoroughly. Leave this starter for about fifteen minutes to allow the yeast to rise.
  2. Knead the dough: After the starter has risen, add the remaining water, the rest of the flour, and salt. Combine the ingredients into a uniform mass and leave for twenty minutes for the dough to rise.
  3. Baking: Dust the counter with flour, and spread the risen dough on it. Divide it in half and shape a rectangular bread from each part. Arrange them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and wait another twenty minutes. When the

Now that you know this recipe for Turkish bread, you can enjoy its unique taste. Try it warm with your favorite toppings or cold as the perfect snack. It's a great alternative to traditional bread, and it doesn't take much time to prepare. Enjoy!

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