sexta-feira, 25 de fevereiro de 2011

BUSH COOKING: Bannock Bread

BUSH COOKING: Bannock Bread: "
There are many different variations of the traditional bannock bread recipe, here are just a few of my favourite.


The Original Bannock Bread Mix


Servings: 2


Kit Required:
Sealed Bag for transportation
Mixing Bowl
Pan


Ingredients:
6 Cups of Flour
1 Tablespoon of Salt
2 Tablespoons of Baking Powder
1 Cup of Shortening
1/2 Cup of Water
1/2 Cup of Sugar
Butter/Oil for Greasing


Preparation:
Add the sugar to the mix, then the water and mix into a soft dough. Need as little as possible. Grease the pan with a little butter/oil. Pat the mix into a pattie about 1inch thick and place on the preheated pan. Cook until one side is brown then turn over. Cooking should take 15-20 minutes.


Bannock Twist


Servings: 2


Kit Required:
Sealed Bag for transportation
Mixing Bowl
Alder Stick


Ingredients:
6 Cups of Flour
1 Tablespoon of Salt
2 Tablespoons of Baking Powder
1 Cup of Shortening
1/2 Cup of Water
1/2 Cup of Sugar


Preparation:
Add the sugar to the mix, then the water and mix into a soft dough. Need as little as possible. Roll the mix into a long sausage as wide as your finger. Then wrap around a clean Alder stick in a plat. Cook slowly over some hot coals until brown. Remove the stick and spread on some Jam/Cream, peanut butter or whatever takes your fancy.


Bannock Cups


Servings: 2


Kit Required:
Sealed Bag for transportation
Mixing Bowl
Alder Stick


Ingredients:
6 Cups of Flour
1 Tablespoon of Salt
2 Tablespoons of Baking Powder
1 Cup of Shortening
1/2 Cup of Water
1/2 Cup of Sugar


Preparation:
Add the sugar to the mix, then the water and mix into a soft dough. Need as little as possible. Pat the mix into balls about the size of a tennis ball and place on a clean Alder stick. This will create a cup shape when cooked. Cook slowly over some hot coals until brown. Remove the stick and fill with whatever takes your fancy, eg. minced beef, onions, peppers, mushrooms etc. This can be eaten as a main dish with gravy.


Bannock Scones


Servings: 2


Kit Required:
Sealed Bag for transportation
Mixing Bowl
Pan


Ingredients:
6 Cups of Flour
1 Tablespoon of Salt
2 Tablespoons of Baking Powder
1 Cup of Shortening
1/2 Cup of Water
1/2 Cup of Sugar
1/2 Cup of Raisins/Wild Berries
Butter/Oil for Greasing


Preparation:
Add the sugar and raisins/wild berries to the mix, then the water and mix into a soft dough. Need as little as possible. Grease the pan with a little butter/oil. Cut into small wedges and pat the mix into a pattie about 1inch thick. Place on the preheated pan. Cook until one side is brown then turn over. Cooking should take 15-20 minutes.




Bannock Bread - Version 2
A simple pan heated Bannock Bread.


Servings: 2


Kit Required:
Sealed Bag for transportation
Mixing bowl
Pan


Ingredients:
4 Cups of Flour
6 Tablespoons of Sugar
1 Teaspoon of Salt
4 Large Teaspoons of Baking Powder
1/4 Cup of Dry Milk Powder
1/3 Cup of Margarine/Oil


Preparation:
Pre-package all the dry ingredients. When ready add the margarine/oil to the dry ingredients and mix together. Add the water and mix into a thick dough. Split the dough in two and make them into patties. Grease the pan with a little butter/oil, then place on the preheated pan and cover with a lid. Cook for about 10-15 minutes. The dough will rise and brown off with the centre dry.


Berry & Cheese Bannock Bread
A simple bread with a wild taste of berries.


Servings: 2


Kit Required:
Sealed Bag for transportation
Pan
Mixing bowl


Ingredients:
1 1/2 Cups of Flour

1 3/4 Cups of Water
1 Cup of Lard
3/4 Cup of Cheese
1 Cup of Mixed Berries




Preparation:
Grind up the berries until they are a fine paste and put to one side. Mix the water and flour and let set for 20-30 minutes. Save a little lard, then bring the remaining lard to a boil and mix in the dough until it is a smooth batter. Grease the pan with a little lard. Pour the batter onto a preheated pan and cook for 7-10 minutes. Once cooked place on a plate then heat the berry paste on the pan with the cheese, allowing the cheese to melt in with the berry paste. Remove once melted and spread onto the bannock bread.


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