Buffalo Mozzarella & Cherry Tomato Bread

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I’m now going to be experimenting with lots of different types of bread! And this one was definitely a winner with my parents who managed to sample some. My Dad has already ordered this crispy flat loaf for me to make for him!

A bread recipe by the Silver Fox himself ~ Paul Hollywood. I adapted it to make a little less only because the way I bake, I have to have some control lol! I think I am slowly becoming a very keen baker and if I don’t bake within a few days, I have withdrawal symptoms! So no need to worry! more recipes are following soon!

The bread turned out really well with a golden bake and once again the Italian flavours mingle together oh so well. My husband and I shared it this afternoon, it was lovely and filling that we have skipped dinner as we are still very satisfied from the goodness that this bread has to offer!

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INGREDIENTS

250g strong white bread flour
4g salt
5g instant action yeast
200ml tepid water
1tbsp olive oil plus extra for oiling & drizzling
10 cherry tomatoes in halves
125-130g/1 ball of buffalo Mozzarella
Pinch of dried oregano

METHOD

• In a mixer with a dough hook or bread hook mix the flour, salt and yeast together, slowly add a little water at a time, mix on a slow speed. As the dough comes together pour in the rest of the water

• Mix for a further 5-7 minutes on a medium speed. The dough will be very wet. Add the olive oil and mix for a further 2 minutes

• Place the dough in a large oiled bowl to prove for one hour. Seal the bowl with some cling film and the dough should double in size at this stage

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• Line a baking tray with some parchment or silicon paper, tip the dough out onto the tray and stretch out using a spatula. Thickness to be about 2cm

• Preheat the oven to 210°c. Push the cherry tomato halves into the dough plus tear the mozzarella and push in between the tomatoes. Sprinkle with the oregano and drizzle a little olive oil

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• Leave to rest for a further 15 minutes and then bake in the oven for 15-25 minutes, until crust is nice and golden

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• Delicious on its own especially when warm or with some soup! Enjoy x

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35 thoughts on “Buffalo Mozzarella & Cherry Tomato Bread

  1. GORGEOUS. The warm buffalo mozzarella appears melted, creamy and perfectly salty- and the roasted tomatoes and oregano a delicious sweet and savory combination. Beautiful recipe! Nice work!

    No wonder you ran out of room for dinner. 🙂

    You and I do love our cheese and bread…

  2. Looks very nice,I will definitely try this. I look everyday on this website and get inspiration from you to make something new.

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