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Jacque Pepin 20 minute bread - really good

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Jacque Pepin 20 minute bread - really good

bnemes3343 | Feb 17, 2009 04:52 AM

On an episode of Fast Food My Way, he and Claudia made a very quick 'bread'. 1 1/2 cups of flour, 1 cup of water, salt to taste and 1/4 tsp of baking soda (or was it powder?) and some olive oil. Then cooked it covered in a non-stick pan coated with olive oil with a tablespoon or two of water poured around the edges.

My first attempt was in a 12" pan (couldn't really tell what size he had). Too big. The bread was too thin and I actually undercooked it. Second attempt was a 10". Better, but kind of bland really. Third attempt last night I added a tablesppon or two of chopeed fresh rosemary and one medium crushed garlic clove. Cooked 8 minutes on first side and 7 on the second. It was wonderful. The wife and kids declared it a big hit. From start to finish, 20 minutes.

Anyone else tried this? What's your variation. I would imagine other herbs or green onions might be good in it.

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