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garlic bread

Bread is the staff of live. Each nation has its own special bread, mine is garlic bread; Domino-style. The bread is soft and garlicky. Flavour, aroma and texture are the qualities that account for the popularity of yeast bread.

Domino-style garlic bread is yeast bread- yeast breads differ from quick breads in that they are leavened by yeast, a living organism, rather than baking soda and baking powder and  are often  much lower in fat and sugar. Read more tips for success bread making here


1 envelope yeast

2 tbsp. sugar

1/4 cup lukewarm water

1 cup milk

1 tsp. salt

3 tbsp. butter

3 cups all-purpose flour

2 tbsp. oil

Cornmeal to dust dough

1 tbsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. dried oregano




Preheat oven to 375 F or 190 C. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and 1 tsp. sugar in lukewarm water. Let stand for 10 minutes.


In a saucepan, boil milk for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add remaining sugar, salt and butter. Pour mixture into a large bowl and  let cool, then fold in diluted yeast. Add flour, garlic powder and oregano. Mix to a smooth, sticky dough.


Flour a clean, even surface. Add flour as needed and  knead dough for 10 minutes or until it is smooth and no longer sticks to hands. Form dough into a ball shape.


In a stainless-steel bowl, pour oil. Add dough. Roll dough in oil to prevent drying. Cover with plastic wrap or wax paper. Let rise for 1 hour in a warm, humid place.


Punch down dough. Dust dough with cornmeal. Roll dough into round-shape, similar to rolling pizza dough. Fold dough into  half circle shape. Use a knife to or cookie cutter to dough into sticks (not fully cut, just half-way through). Brush dough with melted butter.


Grease a baking tray with butter, then season baking tray with  1/4 tsp. oregano, 1/4 garlic powder, less than 1/4 tsp. dried basil leaves mixed together put the dough onto baking tray. Sprinkle top of dough with 1 tbsp. oregano. Bake for 20 minutes in preheated oven. Remove from oven. Serve warm.


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