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Two-olive ciabatta

Two-olive ciabatta

Enjoy the real flavour and scent of the Mediterranean in this ciabatta made with two olives (green and black).

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Last modified on: October 24th 2017

For 6 ciabattas, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
42 min.3 hours30 min.4 hours 12 min.
Preservation: A few days wrapped in a cloth
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Step by step recipe

1 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #1Prepare the olive mixture by mixing 50 g olive oil, 100 g black olives and 100 g green olives (roughly chopped), 1 garlic clove (finely chopped) and ½ teaspoon herbes de Provence. 10 min.
2 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #2In bread-making, the water temperature is always important. It's not a fixed value, but related to 3 other temperatures: 1) the temperature of your flour, 2) the room temperature in your kitchen, and 3) the basic temperature of this recipe, which is 56-60°C.

You can calculate the temperature of the water for this recipe in one click, using this small calculator.
3 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #3Put into a food processor bowl: 350 ml water at the right temperature, 9 g salt, 15 g yeast and - if possible - 150 g Soured dough.

Knead on slowest speed (1) for 10 minutes.

Note: For the best way to knead, see: A few tips for effective kneading at home.
15 min.
4 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #4Add the olive mixture. 2 min.
5 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #5Knead on slowest speed for a few more minutes, until the dough is evenly mixed. 5 min.
6 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #6Turn the dough out onto the worktop and gather it into a ball. Put this into a large bowl, cover with a sheet of plastic and leave to rest for 2 hours. 2 hours
7 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #7After this time, divide the dough into pieces of around 250 grammes each. 5 min.
8 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #8Form these lumps of dough into squares or rectangles. 5 min.
9 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #9Arrange the loaves on a lightly floured cloth. A traditional French banneton is ideal for this, but not essential.

Cover with a sheet of plastic and leave to rest for 1 hour.
1 hour
10 Two-olive ciabatta : Photo of step #10Preheat the oven for 250°C (480°F) and bake for around 30 minutes.

Note: As when baking any bread, you should ensure that the oven is filled with steam for the first 15 minutes of baking. This page shows you how; it really is the secret of golden-brown, crusty loaves..
30 min.

Remarks

These ciabattas are delicious on their own, simply sliced then cut small as aperifif snacks.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
322463 gr456 gr128 gr
161 %24 %43 %19 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2515 gr35 gr10 gr
13 %2 %3 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 ciabattas : 4.58 €
Per ciabattas : 0.76 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: After Thomas Marie (from the French national bakery institute, INBP).
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