Cottage Loaf


Preparation info

  • Makes


    very large loaf
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      6 hr

Appears in

Slow Dough, Real Bread

Slow Dough, Real Bread

By Chris J L Young

Published 2016

  • About

By 1977, Elizabeth David might have waxed nostalgic about the cottage loaf, but still within the context of bakeries making it. It graced the cover of that year’s Ladybird bread book for children, and of The Sunday Times Book of Real Bread in 1982. Today? I can’t remember the last time I saw one outside a baking competition. Sonya’s recipe is unusual in adding dashes o