This bread takes about three hours to prepare, so it’s one for when you have time on your hands.
7 Grams of dried yeast.
1 egg, beaten,
½ cup of lukewarm water,
2 Tablespoons of butter,
2 tablespoons of honey,
2 cups of Barley flour,
Half a teaspoon of salt.
Mix the yeast, water, honey and then salt.
Stir in the flour and knead for less than 5 minutes on a lightly floured surface.
Place the dough in a large bowl (greased) an cover with a towel.
Leave this in a warm place for an hour and a half -it should rise slightly.
Then take out the dough and knead again for a few minutes.
Shape it and put it on a baking tray (greased) and leave again for another hour.
Preheat the oven to 215 degrees C.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes -it should sound hollow when tapped when it’s done.
Turn onto a cooling rack and wrap the bread in a towel to cool.