Last Updated on January 12, 2020 by Chef Mireille
Sourdough Semolina Flax Seed Boule – Home Made Bread is a lot easier than you think – This fiber rich bread is a delicious bread for sandwiches.
Yes homemade bread is not that difficult to put together, however, it is time consuming especially with sourdough varieties. However, it is so worth the effort. Do you have a starter ready? If not, check this out if you need to start a Sourdough Starter from scratch or see here to wake up a dormant starter.
My starter is a multi grain that includes whole wheat and rye, but you can use your own sourdough starter that you have been maintaining.
Bread baking has become one of my favorite culinary pursuits. In fact, I recently was watching an episode of @TheTodayShow and they were quoting the results of a survey about what leads to greater happiness. It wasn’t a lot of money or great professional success, but instead little things in life and one of the things that made the list was the smell of fresh baked bread. When the bread is in the oven baking and starts to perfume my whole apartment, a smile does come on my face subconsciously so I am not surprised by these results.
Before we get to today’s recipe, check out these other sourdough recipes.
- Sourdough Cacao Sweet Bread
- Sourdough Potato Bread
- Sourdough Date Molasses Pancakes
- Spiced Sourdough Waffles
Here is another bread recipe to put a smile on your face.
IN THE MAKING – HOW TO MAKE SOURDOUGH SEMOLINA FLAXSEED BOULE
This bread is great with hearty soups and stews as well as making a great sandwich bread. This month is #NationalGrilledCheese month. Use this bread to make your favorite grilled cheese sandwich like this Pumpkin Four Cheese Grilled Sandwich and it’s going to be one of the best grilled cheese’s you’ve ever had!
Sourdough Semolina Flax Seed Boule
- 1 cup fed sourdough starter
- 1 cup semolina
- 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
- 3 1/2 cups bread flour
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
- 2 tablespoons coconut treacle or honey
- 2 cups warm water
- In a large bowl, combine semolina, flaxseed, bread flour, salt and yeast.
- Add sourdough starter and coconut treacle. Add water and mix to combine.
- Cover with plastic wrap sprayed with non stick spray and a kitchen towel. Leave until doubled in volume, approximately 2 hours.
- Fold over dough from the bottom a few times and transfer to a lightly greased Dutch Oven. Cover and leave to rise again until doubled in volume, approximately 2 hours.
- Preheat oven to 450 F.
- Make a few slashes in the loaf with a sharp knife. Brush the top of the loaves with water and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
- Bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 15 minutes, rotating pot half way through.
What’s on your list of things to make you happy – those little things in life that subconsciously bring a smile to your face? It’s important to celebrate the little things in life no matter how challenging life can sometimes be so share your words of wisdom with me and I’ll be sharing them on Twitter to pay it forward – #thelittlethings
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