The Workman family have developed their flour business using 100% natural organic grains, harvested on their farm at Dunany on the unspoilt East coast of Ireland. Home grown and home produced, all their flour is freshly milled to order retaining the recognisably outstanding quality of taste and texture. The Workmans use stone ground mills to produce the wonderful soft, fine ground wholemeal, spelt and rye flours.
Rye is low in gluten and suitable for traditional sourdough and mixed recipes. It has a unique wholesome
Recipe for Easy Rye Bread
To make 2 x 500g loaves you will need
500g organic rye flour
200g strong white flour
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 level teaspoons bread soda (bicarbonate of soda)
Pre heat oven to Gas mark 7, 220oc (428oF)
Grease 2 x 500g loaf tins
Mix all the dry ingredients together. Beat the egg into the water and buttermilk and add to the dry ingredients to make a dropping consistency. Divide the mixture evenly between the two tins and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
Place on the middle/high shelf of the pre heated oven and bake for 35 – 40 minutes. After a few minutes, turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
This recipe makes a lovely light rye loaf which will keep for 2 – 3 days.