Rustic Cyprus-Style Herbed Olive Bread Recipe | Cook the Book

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Ingredients (10)

  • 4 1/4 cups (21.25 ounces) unbleached all-purpose white flour, plus more as needed
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons table salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon instant, fast-rising, or bread machine yeast
  • 2 cups ice water, plus more if needed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives or finely chopped scallion tops
  • 1/4 cup good-quality olive oil, plus more for brushing dough tops
  • 1/4 cup thoroughly drained, chopped (pitted) Kalamata olives
  • About 3 tablespoons cornmeal for dusting baking pot

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