Fennel & Black Pepper Bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large ring loaf, about 30 cm in diameter
    • Difficulty


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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

The seasonings in this slightly spicy bread recall the Neapolitan savoury ring cookies called taralli. Though there are many different types of taralli, both savoury and sweet, fennel seeds and pepper are the most commonly used savoury seasonings. I decided to add eggs to the dough for this bread, as they are used in the most delicate taralli, prepared only as an Easter treat. I decided to bake this bread as a ring, though you can shape it into a round loaf like the oth