🍞 WEEK 2: KERRY'S Guinness & treacle bread
This week you’re heading over to Ireland to bake a Guinness & treacle bread with Chef Kerry Harvey who brings to life the scents and flavours of this famous stout having once upon a time worked at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. This recipe is quintessentially Irish, bringing you a taste of ‘Granny’s parlour’ and the farmer’s kitchen. It’s a bread made to be enjoyed fresh from the oven with a slathering of butter, a warm cup of tea and in the company of good friends and belly full of laughter.
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📗 Lessons For The Week
Recipe Development - Guinness and Treacle Bread
Kerry takes you through her thought process behind her Guinness & Treacle Bread, playing around with the science of her bake such as, the gluten content, texture and colouring, and shows you how you can put your own creative spin on the loaf.
Ingredients Introduction - Guinness and Treacle Bread
Watch Kerry guide you through the ingredients that create the unique texture and colour of the Guinness & Treacle Bread. You'll be introduced to sticky treacle, a famous Irish stout, an old grain native to Ireland and dairy produce which is found in abundance across Ireland's green pastures.
Get Cooking - Guinness and Treacle Bread
This delicious Guinness treacle bread goes down a real treat with cheese, soup or enjoy simply with a slather of butter. It’s a bread that doesn’t require any kneading so you can save that elbow grease for another day!
📖 Further Reading
Want to know more about the culture and history of Guinness in Ireland? Have a read of our article by clicking below.
The Celtic Food Revival: Our love letter to Irish cuisine
We make the case for Ireland's underappreciated cuisine, moving the narrative away from potatoes, poverty and pints
Guinness: A Draught Dynasty
In a country where alcohol has rightly or wrongly become part of the national identity, the Guinness brand has almost taken on the role as unofficial sponsor of Ireland around the world. The black stuff has been the country's most popular drink for decades, and is one of the most recognisable brands in the world - but is every pint equal?