No-Knead Black Bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories

By Nigella Lawson

Published 2020

  • About

Sometimes I can get so fixated on a recipe that I find it hard to step away when, even after repeated testing and retesting, what I’m looking for continues to elude me. I’m glad that I persisted here, where more reasonable people would long since have given up, as I have finally created the dark, treacly bread I had hitherto only imagined and obsessed over.

The thing that made me persist is that I had got the taste right straightaway; the properly dense and chewy – but not too dense