Ballymaloe Brown Yeast Bread

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Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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Yeast is a living fungus and to grow it requires warmth, moisture and nourishment. It feeds on sugar and produces carbon dioxide which makes the bread rise. Hot water above 110°F will kill yeast; have the ingredients and equipment at blood heat. The yeast will rise on sugar or treacle. At Ballymaloe we use treacle. The dough rises more rapidly with 110 g yeast than with only