No-knead bread with halloumi, mint and orange

 

No-knead bread with halloumi, mint and orangeA crispy crust and a perfect crumb of cheese, herbs and citrus

No-knead bread with halloumi, mint and orange

 

Bread is life.  We don’t care how many diets exist which denounce bread as an evil scourge on waistlines, we love it.  For us, bread is what makes a meal complete, like when we make green beans with potatoes and use bread to sop up all of the delicious sauces.  Or when we finish our horiatiki salad and use bread to soak up the liquid left behind; olive oil, oregano, the juices from the tomatoes and little crumbs of feta.  Divine.  Life is too short to be denied carbs.

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No-knead bread with olives and feta

No-knead bread with olives and feta

No-knead bread with olives and feta

As we mentioned when we first introduced Our Kouppes, many of the recipes we will feature here are heavily influenced by our parents and Greek cuisine…but not all of them.  This particular bread recipe for example, although heavy with Mediterranean elements like Kalamata olives, feta, and oregano has very little to do with our parents.  In fact, this bread is brought to you because of a man hero named Jim Lahey.

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