Traditional Newfoundland Homemade Hard Bread
Hard bread is a small hard biscuits used by sailors when out to sea, because of its long shelf life this would replace homemade bread. Then it continued on through generations for people to use in fish and brewis and with any wild game meat.
I will share a couple of links to recipes you would use hard bread in.
i will also share a link to my new cookbook just released in February 2017, you can also send me a message and I can help you. http://www.bonitaskitchen.com/cookbook
Please continue on to the recipe Traditional Newfoundland Homemade Hard Bread also called Hard Tack.
1. In a large bowl mix all ingredients together, add more water if needed.
2. Then knead to about a 1.5 inch thickness.
3. Cut into squares, then poke six little holes in the top.
4. Place on a greased cookie pan or line with parchment paper.
5. Bake in a 425° oven for 40 to 60 minutes, then until golden brown and the dough becomes hard.
6. When it is prepared property it will look, feel and taste exactly like regular hard bread.
7. Store hard bread in a bag and in a dry cupboard until all gone.
8. When ready to use hard bread soak over night in cold water, then follow the recipe for Fish and Brewis.
9. It makes around 12 blocks of hard bread.
This is a quick and easy recipe for hard bread and I’m glad to have a video to show you how to make it, sometimes the simplest recipes we are afraid to try but rest assure you will love this one.
These small biscuits are available in stores sold by purity and have been enjoyed by many people, they are not only used for cooking with fish, moose and wild game. They are good by itself warmed with butter and sugar over them and a nice cup of tea.
They are not a lot of work to make but most people are busy and can’t find time to cook a meal, they are not going to make hard bread. But for the 10% of people that don’t have access to these small biscuits you will be so glad to have this recipe. After they are baked let them cool down and then store them in a plastic bag or a paper bag in your cupboard until they are all gone. Remember to visit the link on Bonita’s kitchen for Traditional Newfoundland Fish and Brewis and Fish Cakes you will glad to have this recipe to complete your delicious recipe.
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