Adobe bread

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Adobe bread
Alternative names Oven bread
Type Bread
Place of origin United States
Region or state Southwestern United States
Cookbook:Adobe bread  Adobe bread

Adobe bread, also called oven bread, is a type of bread typical of the Pueblo peoples of the Southwestern United States.[1] The bread is often shaped like animals typical of the region.[1] The dough often contains meat, vegetables, seeds, or nuts.[1] The bread is baked in a beehive-shaped outdoor adobe oven known as an horno.[1]

Sample ingredients[edit]

  • 3 cups very warm water
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • ¼ cup sugar, honey or sweetener
  • 3 tablespoons bakers’ yeast
  • 7 to 9 cups flour of any kind

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Mariani, John F (1999). Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink. Lebhar-Friedman Books. p. 4. ISBN 0-86730-784-6.