A month ago in celebration of baby girl turning 8 months we went to the Children's Museum here. It is such a fun place. I love the Ocean section for my babies and that they change the exhibits for bigger kids so often. Another thing I really enjoy are the exhibits that the whole family can enjoy together. This happened to be one of those.
It was all about food. The kids learned to make flour from grain and then at another station they made bread from the kid made flour that had been collected. They were using spelt. Spelt is an older form of wheat that is rare. It is considered a health food. In Austria it is pretty common, and you can buy flour made from spelt in your neighborhood store.
At the end all of the families came together to eat the bread. It was yummy.
They shared their recipe and I couldn't wait to try it. My son and I made it the following week. I made it the first time with flour made from spelt like we had at the museum. I am planning on making some more this weekend, but this time with a different flour. I can't decide what kind yet.
I have big plans for this recipe and I am planning to try to learn to make the cool knots and everything they do here. I will be sure and post about it!
2 1/4 cups water
7 cups flour
4 tsp salt
3 Tbsp yeast
1 1/2 Tbsp sugar
Mix all, let rise in a warm place covered with a damp towel until doubled in size.
Bake 15 min @ 450 F
Enjoy, and come back to let me know how you liked it!