Carolina Rice Bread

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3

    Loaves
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

This bread is easy to make, it keeps well, and it makes the most delicious toast you have ever eaten.

There are artesian wells in and around Charleston where people of all races, classes, ages, and ethnic backgrounds meet to fill their jugs. Though too sulfurous for some, the water loses its sulfur taste in boiling. Well water can be a clean and safe alternative to tap water for bread baking, as the chlorine and other chemicals that Charleston and other cities add to their municipal