Flavor of countryside: Herb Bread “alla Italiana”

herb bread

Here we go for this tremendous recipe from ancient Italian tradition. We already showed Sardinian speciality, Pane Frattau. In the countryside 100 years ago everybody was making their own bread. And nowadays? we can try to spread this fresh, easy-to-make and easy-to-bake recipe on Herb bread!!!


Herb Bread alla Italiana
Huuummmmm crunchy Italian Herb Bread. The preparation of the loaf is going to be quick and easy.
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 10
  • Water 1 Cup
  • Yeast 1 Teaspoon
  • Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  • Italian herbs 2 Teaspoon (1 tsp basil/oregano/santoreggia)
  • Milk 1 Tsp
  • Parmesan cheese 2 Tsp, grated
  • Butter 2 Tsp
  • Flour 2 3⁄4 Cup
  • Sugar 1 Tsp
  1. Put in a bowl the water and the flour, mix it up and add the milk, the sugar, the salt, the Parmesan cheese and Italian herbs.
  2. Add the pieces of soft butter, mix up with the yeast in the middle of the hole you have created.
  3. Create an elastic dough. Shape a long loaf.
  4. Put the oven on and bake the bread for 1 hours and 40 minutes.
  5. Once done, let it cool down on the rack for 15 minutes before slicing the loaf.
  6. Slice the Italian bread and serve with a bowl of hot soup.


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