Eating some of the world’s favourite bread in your own home doesn’t have to be difficult. You can visit your local supermarket and pick up a crusty baguette or soft pita bread easy – or can you? For those on a gluten free diet there are a growing number of sandwich breads on the market; however, other types of gluten free bread are few and far between and the quality varies greatly.
There’s a simple answer to getting access to the world’s best breads in gluten free format. Bake it yourself. It’s extremely rewarding pulling a delicious loaf of bread out of the oven and surprisingly easy. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite international breads which can be baked fresh in your own home – without a bread maker.
1. Ciabatta Roll
A white roll which originated from Italy in response to the popularity of French baguettes. Perfect for sandwiches or sliced on an angle and served with olive oil and salt for dipping.
A long roll with a crisp crust originating from France. Delicious as a sub filled with fresh meats and salad or in smaller round bite sizes spread with butter or margarine.
A bread originating from Poland which has a characteristic donut ring shape. Delicious served warm and smothered with cream cheese or cheese and Italian meats.
A delicious Jewish sweet bread eaten on Sabbath and Jewish holidays. This bread has a characteristc braided look and is fantastic with a smear of butter or served as French toast.
Recipe link: https://wellandgood.com.au/recipe/sweet-challah/
5. Pita Bread
A soft, slightly leavened bread originating in the Near East. Ideal for kids lunches as a wrap or pita pocket filled with nutritional fillings; as a pizza base; or cut into pieces and served with hummus, olive oil and feta dip.
Recipe link: https://wellandgood.com.au/recipe/pita-bread/
We hope you enjoy cooking and eating these breads. Do you have your own favourite gluten free bread recipe you’d like to share? Shoot us an email – we’d love to hear from you!