Manchets

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Cooking and Dining in Medieval England

Cooking and Dining in Medieval England

By Peter Brears

Published 2008

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Ingredients

  • lb/675 g plain white flour
  • 1 tsp/5

Method

Sift the flour and salt into a bowl, and make a well in the centre.

Beat the yeast and sugar into the water, pour into the flour, then stir in, and knead for 10 minutes to produce a soft dough.

Return the dough to the bowl, cover with a light cloth, and leave at 21°C/70°F for 1 to 1½ hours, until doubled in size.

Knead the dough for 2–3 minutes on a floured board, then d