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Tuscan Maneesh

Fresh from the oven, the aromatic flavours of rosemary and garlic are the perfect partner to a warming tagine or simply dipped in hummus.




90 mins


15 mins


  • 1 packet Carla's Tuscan Blend

  • 500g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting

  • 10g salt

  • 25g caster sugar

  • 10g fast acting dried yeast

  • 20ml olive oil plus extra for oiling work surface

  • 360ml tepid water


  1. Place the flour into a large mixing bowl

  2. Add the salt and the sugar to one side of the bowl and the yeast to the other

  3. Add the olive oil and 170ml of the water

  4. Mix the ingredients together by hand

  5. Add the remaining water, a little at a time until you have a smooth soft dough

  6. Pour a little olive oil onto a work surface and place the dough on it

  7. Knead the dough for 5-10 minutes

  8. When the dough is soft and smooth, shape into a ball and place in a lightly oiled bowl

  9. Cover and leave to rise for 1 hour

  10. Pre-heat oven to 180°C

  11. Tip the dough onto a lightly floured surface and kneed repeatedly to remove all the air

  12. Cut into 3 equal pieces and shape each into a ball

  13. Now roll each into a large circle, 23cm in diameter

  14. Place on 2 or 3 baking trays, lined with parchment

  15. For the topping, place Tuscan Seasoning in a bowl with 2.5 tbsps of olive oil and mix to a thick paste

  16. Spread over the surface of each bread round and leave to rest for 20 mins

  17. Bake for 15-20 mins until golden

  18. Leave to cool on a wire rack

Carla's product used in this recipe:

Tuscan Blend

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