One of my favourite things is freshly made bread. I enjoy making it, and eating it even more. While I have my own standard everyday bread and bun recipe that I throw together regularly, a little trip to Banff, AB inspired me to make Wild Mushroom Herb Bread. Subtle mushroom flavour accented by a speckle of fresh herbs is what makes it interesting and delicious. A medium dense bread with a soft texture makes it great with chicken salad, eggs or cheese.
The road that lead to this bread began with my anniversary weekend to Banff, AB back in January. Nestled among the main street shops I encountered “evoolution”, a wonderful place filled with flavour infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars. I was truly in my glory, sampling a vast array of flavour combinations. When I stepped into the store I knew instantly that it was not a question of becoming a customer but rather how much I was going to purchase. It was quite difficult to narrow it down to the 6 pack that I bought as the choices were plenty. They also had a nice selection of salts, rubs and spices, again making it hard to pick only a couple. Now, some of you who live in larger cities may be thinking “what’s the big deal” it’s an olive oil tasting bar, but I had never seen nor been to one and the experience of being able to taste each and every one was awesome. You can check them out at www.evoolution.ca .
Among my little bundle of goodies purchased was wild mushroom and sage olive oil, which lead me to purchase an obscene jumbo size container of dried wild mushrooms from Costco. I then set to work on a little something delicious like this Wild Mushroom Herb Bread. Enjoy!
Recipe Source: Compelled To Cook