Bread really is easy to make, as long as you follow a few simple rules. Get it right and you'll never look back - or want to eat shop-bought loaves again!
Lovely on its own served as a starter or divided into small pieces to serve with drinks
Always eat toast as soon as possible, and never make it beforehand
It's hard to believe that something so simple can be so wonderful
Serve warm from the oven with some chilled pouring cream, but it's still good when it's cold.
Serve slightly warm if possible but it's still divine a day later, warmed through in the oven
Serve with a small dish of olive oil to dip the Focaccia in
Pinzini is an Italian fried bread, each little triangle puffs up when it is cooked, serve warm sprinkled with salt
Homemade, easy to make and tastes sublime
Part of the Delia Online Cookery School with Waitrose: Bread for Beginners term
This recipe is adapted from ‘Delia’s Complete How to Cook’
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