Health bread


Health bread
(This recipe makes 4 x 600g loafs of bread – divide the ingredients to make two loafs only)

This week is the first of a series of Quick and Easy recipes for busy readers.The prepared aubergine, marinated mushrooms and hummus all keep well in the refrigerator. The well-rinsed chickpeas and cooked aubergine can also be added to the marinated mushrooms. Please go to our website for Chef Niemand’s tips on preparing aubergines.

1,475kg Bread flour
1pkt10g)     Instant yeast
1.350L Milk, room temp
170g Wheat bran
115g Honey
85ml Sunflower oil
35g Salt
170g Mixed seeds


  1. Combine the flour and the yeast in the bowl of the mixer. Add the milk, bran, honey, oil, and salt. Mix on low speed for 4 minutes and on medium speed for 5 minutes with dough hook attachment of mixer. The dough should be slightly soft but with full gluten (elastic) development. Add the mixed seeds after the 5 minutes on medium speed.
  2. Bulk ferment until double it volume (proofing).
  3. Divide into prepared bread pans and proof (warm area) until double in volume, bread must be covered with plastic or plastic wrap at all times when proofing.
  4. Bake at 180ºC for 40 – 50 minutes.