17 September 2013

Sourdough Flatbreads

This recipe is very tasty to have for breakfast with your favourite dip, salsa or chutney; it is good with meats or sausages, salad or sautéed vegetables or just with some butter and cheese. These flatbreads are absolutely fantastic to cook on the barbecue grill along with the meats and vegetables. They are best to eat while warm.


200 g (under 1 US cup) plain organic yoghurt (I used here raw unpasteurised)
100 g (under 1/2 US cup) active white sourdough starter (here is the recipe)
300 g (1 1/4 US cup) organic white all purpose unbleached flour
1 tsp unrefined sea salt
1 tbsp raw organic honey (optional)
Organic rice flour for dusting


Mixing bowl
Cling film
Rolling pin
Cast iron grill pan (or regular cast iron pan, or barbecue frill)


Mix together yoghurt, starter, flour and salt, knead for a few minutes. If you or your child do not enjoy the sourness too much just add honey to cover that up, you might want to add a bit more flour. The dough should be soft and just slightly sticky. Transfer the dough into lightly floured bowl, cover with cling film and leave to ferment for 8 hours or overnight. I usually mix the dough in the evening and ferment it overnight so we can have the breads for breakfast. I left it out longer and used one half for breakfast the next morning and the rest (resting covered at room temperature) for breakfast the day after and it was still very yummy.

When ready heat the cast iron grill pan and divide the fermented dough into 8 balls. Dust the counter with some rice flour and roll out one of the balls into a flat circle around 2 mm (1/8") thick, make sure it is smaller in diameter then your grill pan if you have a small one like I do. Transfer the dough circle straight into the hot grill pan. Grill each side for around 1 minute or until ready.

Your grill pan should be really hot and not oiled. Transfer the flatbread straight into a plate to eat right away or a kitchen towel lined bread basket or shallow bowl and cover it with another kitchen towel to keep it soft. Repeat with the rest of the flatbreads and keep them covered with tea towel.

The flatbreads keep well covered with a kitchen towel for about an hour, for longer storage transfer them into the plastic bag, reheat on the grill.

This recipe is my new e-book Sourdough Goodness. If you want to get the book please email me at annadroz@gmail.com

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12 September 2013

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I've spent far too many nights sitting on my couch, when I've either forgotten to make a meal plan or forgotten to print it out (such a tiny thing that is a huge mistake for me!) wondering...what's for dinner? I start to scour the internet for ideas. I ask you, my lovely readers, what you're having. I check out mainstream recipe sites for new dishes that might contain the ingredients I have. I might even pore over my old cookbooks in the kitchen. Just to find some inspiration. But what if you had hundreds of 100% real food recipes at your finger tips? Recipes that could inspire you for a quick meal...teach you to cook with whatever's on hand...help you make real food frugal...or offer gourmet ideas to plug into your meal plans or special nights? A lot of my readers have said they wished that they had something like this. Next Tuesday, I will have the perfect collection for you: the Traditional Recipes Bundle.

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My first e-book!!!

I am so excited!!! I have written my very first e-book! 

You know how I am converting all these recipes into sourdough ones, well I had an idea of writing a book about it. My book is all about baking with sourdough starter. 

It all started when I learned about the health benefits of the sourdough or wild yeast and at about the same time I discovered how wheat and other grains, if not prepared properly, can cause serious health problems. The problem was that me and my family really love bread and other baked goods and I did not want to exclude them completely from our diet. So I found a way to have my cake and eat it too, literally. Making all those recipes using sourdough starter allowed my family to keep enjoying our favourite foods and at the same time we could maintain our health. This was so exciting! 

I started converting the recipes that used wheat flour into sourdough versions, which came quite naturally and turned out to be easy for me to do. So now whenever I see a new recipe that requires baking with flour I say to myself: 'I bet I can convert this recipe to use the sourdough starter and make it healthier and try to keep it tasty at the same time'. 

At some point I collected so many of those recipes that I decided to put them together in a book and I called the book Sourdough Goodness. But then I realised that I had enough recipes for 2 books and so I decided to divide Sourdough Goodness into 2 volumes. I am happy to announce the release of the Volume 1, the second volume is still in the making and unlike the first volume that has only savoury recipes the second volume will have some sweet recipes as well. 

The book is quite versatile, it contains recipes from different cuisines: Russian, Jewish, English, Italian, French, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Indian, Jamaican.

If you are interested in my book you can get it through AmazonKobobooks or directly here.

I hope you enjoy it and happy reading!!!!!