In this first recipe from one of our farmhouse kitchens Wick Court Kitchen Manager Debbie shares her go-to recipe for a delicious bread dough. Use it make a tasty home-made loaf, or maybe even break it into small rounds and mould it into your favourite animal (hint – hedgehogs work really well!)



  • Bread Flour: 500g
  • Salt: 1tsp
  • Yeast: 1tsp
  • Warm water: Approx 300ml



  • Add yeast to warm water for a couple of minutes to dissolve then stir the salt into the flour.
  • Make a well in the middle of the flour and add the water and yeast mix gradually.
  • Once all the flour is mixed in and is soft to touch turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.
  • You can shape the dough this stage or just place onto a floured baking tray to prove for one hour, or you can put it into the fridge for the next day.
  • Once proved bake at 180°C for approx 20 minutes, maybe a bit longer, until risen and golden brown.