Cheese and beer bread recipe

Sometimes it’s nice to revisit old recipes and with the last of the keg of beer disappearing and becoming quite bitter I thought I’d give beer bread another go. This time I’ve used different types of flour and the addition of herbs and cheese give this bread a real rustic flavour.

Normally I bake my bread in a square loaf tin but recently I’ve been unhappy with the results from the tin, somehow the shape just doesn’t seem to work with homemade bread. Instead I made this one as a boule just by shaping it with my hands and cutting a cross shape into the top.
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Beer bread recipe

Yeah I know what you’re thinking, thats a picture of a glass on a pottery blog. Back in January you might remember that I made a bit of homebrew and now I’m finally starting to come to it’s end.

The kit I used was Woodeforde’s Wherry and its supposed to be the easiest kit for beginners, the beer that’s developed has changed over time and it’s been interesting to taste as the flavours as they’ve deepened.
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