Since mid-1970s until present, a growing number of barbari bakeries of Iran have stopped using sourdough culture and have begun to use baker’s yeast instead. Using a flour sifter or sieve, start sprinkling flour a little at a time while continuously stirring the mixture with a whisk. I will definitely have to try it. Customary Division of Labor in Iranian Bakeries. And, depending on the starch quality of your flour, you may need a little more or less than 20 grams. Barbari is a traditional Iranian flatbread. Here is a link: Lincoln Electric Inferno Propane Torch Kit. Therefore, preparation of the sauce should not be taken lightly at all. Good day! My propane torch was purchased for about $50 US dollars at Home Depot. Although I can't do this bread justice in a wood oven, I 'm certainly going to try it for it looks like a lot of fun! The most significant change was the hydration ratio, which increased from 67% to 69.14%. I have never used French T55 flour (which is difficult to find in the US); however, I have used American all-purpose flour with satisfactory results. Quick View. So, I used only 2132 grams of the 2200 grams of flour, which made my final dough formula look like this: Notice that the “amounts” of water, salt, and fresh yeast remained unchanged, but their “percentages”, in relation to the weight of flour, changed. Or, when using poolish or levain, the barbari dough is prepared similarly to the baguette dough. Make sure that you knead the dough for enough time at least 10-15 mins. However it gets tough very fast in matter of few hours. Have a great day! Dear members, I thank you for your patience and generous compliments. My name is Omid, from Southern California. with the intention to make a similar bread. The same goes with many barbari-like bakeries in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Turkey. p.s. Have you ever tried to make sangak at home? Shortly before baking begins, the sauce is rubbed on the entire top surface of the barbari dough balls so that the dough would not stick to the fingertips when impressing deep grooves in it. Apr 1, 2017 - Explore Lora Cheek's board "barbari bread" on Pinterest. I would love to master this bread for my family, however do not have the privilege of a wonderful stone oven such as you have! Dear El Panadero, you have done a great job as someone new to the world of barbari bread. By the way, barbari along with Iranian/feta cheese and watermelon/cantaloupe is considered a snack in Iran. Dough fermentation takes place strictly at room temperature throughout the process for: As you can see, the left-end of the spectrums are not conducive toward production of quality dough. This thread has become far too long with all the pictures, many of which are repeated. That barbari bread is amazing. See more ideas about bread, recipes, food. In this section, I will describe how I prepare barbari breads at home. The two widths of the flatbread are round rather than straight. In a metal pot, bring a volume of water to the boiling point and then turn the heat low. Using my fingers, I evenly smeared the sauce over the entire face of the dough balls without applying undue pressure. The three-step sequence of actions is collectively known as bār kardan. With your right-hand fingers, softly grab and lift an edge somewhere along the length of the dough and quickly insert your left hand, palm up and fingers stretched open, under the dough and position the hand under theleft portion (i.e., between the left bulge and middle) of the dough. Have you or your husband seen any barbari bakeries there? Interesting follow up there and nice to watch those videos. At this point, if the dough does not have the right physical constitution (i.e., being more elastic than extensible), it can stubbornly fight back in being stretched. Barbari Bread (Persian Flat Bread) March 7, 2015 August 21, 2015 • parisaskitchen. Overall this was a wonderful experience that I enjoyed greatly and I hope that I done a proper job of it. According to the traditionalists, barbari dough must never undergo cold fermentation. The orthodox bakers construe these socio-economic changes as imminent threats to the traditionalism of barbari and other types of Iranian breads. 1 tbsp. (See the picture below.) 2.5-16 hours for the biga/poolish/levain and 1.5-6 hours for the final dough when using the indirect method of dough production. Since the commencement of the 21st century, it has been progressively gaining popularity among professional bakers and consumers in North America and Western Europe. You brought up a point worthy of consideration in re pre-shaping leavened dough pieces into a rectangular configuration akin to pre-shaping a French baguette or batard dough. Your expertise in Babari bread is impressive! In my assessment, each has its own unique merits when properly used. First, by “sourdough culture” (or “sourdough starter”) I mean a mixture of only water and flour in which two classes of fermentative micro-organisms are cultivated: wild yeasts (not baker’s yeast or Saccharomyces cerevisiae) and beneficial bacteria. For instance, yogurt or egg yoke alone serves as the sauce in parts of Turkey. Hello, Your Barbari breads are beautiful! Moreover, they add, improvements to the sauce become imperative when the dough is not properly developed and/or the oven is not properly managed or is unsuitable for baking barbaries. Next, using the fingertips of my both hands (avoid long finger nails), I impressed parallel grooves onto the dough balls. of my sourdough culture and dissolved it in the water (1518 gr.) It turned out beautifully, as you can see. On the side, I try to bake breads at home as much as time allows me. Hi Omid. It is a powerful torch. Perchance, it was your pre-established knowledge and skills that made the bread easy for you to make. Then, I shut the chimney hole and put on the two oven doors, positioned before and after the chimney hole. A lot of creativity there Omid, quite inspiring. So, it is within this framework that I would like to improve my skills. Bring the remainder of water (320 grams) to the boiling point and lower the heat to simmer. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, 5th edition, nagna means, “naked, bare [probably from being baked uncovered in an oven rather than covered in hot ash].”) Consumption of bread reportedly constitutes, on average, 70% of the daily caloric intake in Iran. I will definitely make this again. Dec 27 2013 - 10:43pm. Make a well in the flour, and slowly incorporate the yeast mixture, and then the remaining 1 cup of water. If a ripened round barbari dough ball (which I believe is easier and faster to make than its French counterpart) has the right physical constitution, shaping or pre-shaping it into a quadrilateral configuration will not pose any problems at all under skillful hands. To further explore this subject, allow me to briefly outline the process of preparing barbari dough per standard #5809 of the Institute of Standards (ISIRI), which is, more or less, the standard operating procedure in barbari bakeries in Iran: The pictures used above are not part of the ISIRI document; nonetheless, I included them for the sake of illustration. However, many bakers have cut back on the fermentation time. The left hand should exist. I am not sure if I fully understand your questions. :). Besides Barbari, other types of bread found all over Iran include Sangak, Taftoon and Lavash. Stretching, positioning, and launching the finalized dough balls. My supervising baker once remarked, “The alphabet of barbari bread is only four things: flour, water, fermentative agent, and salt. Characteristics: The top crust is golden brown in color. Depending on how much yeast is used to inoculate the preferment, and depending on the ambient room temperature and the chemical properties of the flour, the preferment may take about 12-16 hours to mature at room temperature, whereby it is incorporated in the final dough which, depending on the quantity of the incorporated preferment and if additional baker’s yeast is used in the final dough, takes about 1-3 hours of bulk fermentation followed by about 1-3 hours of ball fermentation, all at room temperature. Professional barbari bakers strongly advise against using baking soda in making the barbari sauce. First try on a 50 Rye:50 AP sandwich bread, Red Miso Furikake (Sesame seeds and Nori) Sourdough, Lucy’s Fruit Stupid - Nutella, Peach, Plum and Plantain Pizza and No Fruit Bagels. If you see that the bread is getting too dark, reduce the second bake time to 4 minutes. The oven, always built within wall, is a masonry, brick-domed, wood-fired oven with a circular hearth and relatively flat dome. As in the Western nations, the pressures and maladies of the modern economy, sometimes coupled with the lack of baking knowledge, compel some, not all, barbari bakers to opt for short fermentation timeframes, which, needless to say, produce breads of low quality. The term is ubiquitously heard in the culinary circles in the US. Once upon a time, I did one year of internship (six hours per week) at a traditional barbari bakery in Tehran, Iran. Traditional Barbari Bread quantity. Dear Mirko, you asked, “Could you please explain what you mean sourdough starter (8%)? My first job after retirement is making a tanoor from khake ros and Horse hair :). Thanks for the post. Below is a picture of the barbari crumbs. The commercial fork mixers in Iran have fork speeds of about 25 to 35 RPM for the purpose of preparing barbari dough. Course: Bread. Some millers blend a low percentage of malted barley flour with the star flour. When fresh, a barbari bread, as a whole, should feel firm, yet flexible enough—without being floppy or soggy. Preferment: The preferment, which is equivalent to a poolish in this particular case, is comprised of about 15-30% (or more) of the above flour, 100% hydration (taken from the water above), and a befitting percentage of baker’s yeast (calculated independently as a percentage of the weight of the 15-30% flour). More importantly, the sauce enhances the texture, browning, and taste of the top crust. The anatomy and organoleptic attributes of traditional barbari bread of Iran are as follows: The following video provides a good example of how the barbari crumb sould be like, although the video is about French baguette whose crumb is comparable to barbari’s: French tourists who visit Iran occasionally view barbari bread as a “flat baguette”, yet there are differences between the two. Hence, do not let the consistency of the sauce, before cooling down, trick you into thinking that you have reached the final consistency. Some bakers use this method, but instead of using a freshly prepared dough out of water and flour, they use a piece of leavened barbari dough of the day. If the dough has the right rheological constitution and the grooves are properly made at the first try, there will be no need to reinforce the grooves by re-grooving them, which may unduly toughen the crumb and diminish its fluffy texture. “One-phase dough” (hereinafter referred to as “direct dough” or “direct method”) is a process of producing barbari dough by mixing all the ingredients—strictly excluding any preferments—in one single session, followed by a “two-phase fermentation” (first in bulk and then in balls) using either baker’s yeast or sourdough culture. On the other hand, in certain regions of the nations, no sauce is used at all or just pure water. Dear Dsadowsk, you asked, “How are these loaves traditionally eaten?”. In production of barbari breads, the sauce plays, to various degrees, consequential roles in: In making the sauce, it is important to be cognizant of: To many professional barbari bakers, there are no fixed recipes for the sauce; it is all based on the feel and experience. It has no cholesterol and is very low in saturated fat and sugar. Leave the dough to prove in a warm place until it double in size. Once the mixture acquires the right consistency (translucent and moderately thick and sticky), immediately remove the pot from the heat and let the sauce fully cool down at room temperature. That's mostly because I've been adapting the method for a domestic oven which of course can't cope with anything of the length of Barbari's shown in your video clips. This is from Gail Duff's Bread, 150 Traditional breads from around the world. In general, Iranian flours are weaker than their American counterparts; therefore, they have lower “W” factors and, hence, ferment/mature faster. (See the picture below.). I am delighted to see you here. The picture below depicts three Hazara bakers in Afghanistan. Barbari is also used in a traditional Iranian appetizer known as “noon panir sabzi”, meaning “bread, cheese, herbs”. In addition, the ever-increasing demands for bread, which is an indispensable and substantial part of the daily Iranian diet, have effectuated changes in the overall production of barbari breads. To sustain an artisan bakery there needs to be customers able and willing to pay the higher prices for bread baked with care. Since time immemorial, bread has been a main part of the Iranian diet. I did enjoy these greatly but I would like to try it with lamb or goat because you lost the flavor chicken. :). After about 10 hours of initial fermentation, I took the dough mass out of the mixer bowl and let it rest for 15-20 minutes to relax. Avoid formation of clumps in the mixture. Preparing barbari breads in non-commercial environments naturally imposes many limitations. Please come back and post more. Final fermentation (2nd phase) and dough maturation. Sometimes, they are just round. If the latter, i.e., sourdough culture, it should constitute, unlike a preferment, a, “Two-phase dough” (hereinafter referred to as “indirect dough” or “indirect method”) is a process of producing dough by mixing varying number and portions of the ingredients in two separate sessions, which usually involves preparing a preferment (known as. Barbari finds its most routine and traditional use in what is the most classic Iranian breakfast. And, the noun barbar (بربر) means “barbarian” or “foreigner”. To them, just as a bad varnish negatively impacts the sound of a fine violin, a bad sauce can likewise ruin a good barbari dough. Is there an actual, organized artisan bread movement here in the US? I am jealous I want more . And, I remember the sangak bakeries there, but I do not recall seeing any barbari bakeries. The traditional barbari ovens of Iran are necessarily large, making it easy to use wood-fire. I'll have a go a making a home version of this as I am sure others will too. Bread is one of my weaknesses lol. Individuating barbari dough balls after the end of initial fermentation. However, they may use wooden dough boxes if there is not enough space on workbenches. This is an excellent contribution and I trust (and hope !) Using the direct method plus two-phase fermentation (let us assume 10 hours in bulk and 6 hours in balls) at ambient temperature (let us assume 22-25˚C or 72-77˚F), a barbari dough formula may look like this: Alternatively, a barbari dough formula, using a yeasted, high-hydration preferment, may look like this: In passing, let me interject by stating: Experience has taught me that, recipes make breads no more than sermons make saints! Fresh baker’s yeast 0.05-0.1% (The baker’s yeast may be completely omitted depending on the ambient temperature, amount of preferment used, and the fermentative impetus of the preferment.). And, the salt typically ranges between 1 to 2%, sometimes even up to 2.5% under certain conditions. Omid! I have known home bakers who have been able to procure good results baking barbaries inside their conventional ovens. 5.0 (2) Read Reviews. Prep Time30 mins. (I do understand that you did not mean to literally treat the barbari dough exactly like a baguette or batard dough.) I've laterly been baking these in small rectangular baking trays so they come out the same size and shape and height and that has worked well. Whatever might be the genesis of the Iranian barbari bread, it is an integral part of the culinary landscape of the land. How are these loaves traditionally eaten? :^) breadsong. Do you ever take the dough's temperature after mixing? I am not able to find the link of that post, can you please advise? As with any other bread dough that I know of, if the shaping and handling is poorly executed, then the aesthetics, texture, and taste of the bread will suffer to a lesser or greater degree. Thank you so much for this. The planetary mixers are entirely shunned by the traditional barbari bakers. Some Iranian bakeries produce both round and quadrilateral barbaris. Your fork mixer looks like it does a wonderful job of developing the dough.Thank you for the formula and illustrative pictures of the process to make this bread. By the way, when I torch my oven, I use an aluminum plate to minimize the opening of the oven door in order to minimize heat loss. It is similar to Armenian matnakash bread. Barbari Bread with Nigella and White Sesame Seeds. In my assessment, not all all-purpose flours yield satisfactory results. I am sure you enjoy your new job more than the previous one, I will do the same someday. Add your yeast mixture, 1 cup warm water and 2 tsp of salt. Chana dal is a dried split chickpea and it was cooked with some boneless chicken thighs along with some spices, which most I had on hand. About an hour before baking the dough balls, I prepared the barbari sauce, known as roomāl, which is traditionally composed of wheat flour gelatinized in hot water. If it is no trouble, please share your results with us here, with pictures. I will definitely make this again. Before I do so, allow me to make some prefatory remarks. In each case, the dough hydration typically ranges between 65 and 70% of the weight of flour. Kneaded by hand for 5 mins. I have been looking for some Persian/Assyrian breads to try. When the culture reaches a certain level of activity, I use a percentage of it (based on the weight of the flour) in order to inoculate my barbari dough. Yes, they have barbari breads in Shiraz… but more sangak breads which are cooked on the pebbles. Consequently, the dough elasticity and extensibility need to be in the right relation to one another. Many barbari beginners go through this frustrating experience, which can negatively impact the texture and, hence, the flavor of the final product. Please, note that if a dough ball resists being stretched and keeps springing back more or less to its initial shape, then it has not ripened and, hence, does not have the required rheological attributes. Dissolve the yeast with the sugar in 1/2 cup water. In a small bowl, sprinkle the yeast over 4 tbsp. §3. Some of this ended up too salty. The final consistency of the sauce, after it is cooled down, should not be excessively thick and sticky. Adding extra ingredients to the dough and sauce won’t make up for lack of artistry.”. After all said and done, there are innovative, eminent barbari bakers who consider adding small amounts of vegetable oil and sugar (or malt extract or malted barley flour in addition to or instead of sugar) as an “improvement” to the traditional sauce recipe. Therefore, the sauce is a major part of the operation and should not be taken lightly. (See the picture below.). Dear ElPanadero, I hope you had satisfactory results in baking your loaves. When I was a 9th grader in Iran, as part of a school program initiated by the Ministry of Education, I did one year of internship, one day per week, at a barbari bakery in Tehran. Always more questions, but I hope that providing the answers doesn't interfere with the actual baking! If you go back and look at the 2nd of the 2 video clips your provided (Omid's Barbari Video.wmv) you will see in the first few frames the baker is pre-shaping the dough portions. Many professionals have developed their own peculiar ways of preparing the sauce, which they often compare to the varnish used in finishing a violin. Idahoan Mashed Potatoes Recipe. How to Make Barbari Bread Dissolve the yeast with the sugar in 1/2 cup water. Add to cart. On to Shaami Kebabs! By analogy, I believe, a recipe is like a map, and as the great maxim has it, “The map is not the territory.” I think what are more fundamental than recipes are the underlying principles of bread-making and, above all, the artistic character of the baker. The planetary and spiral mixers are the least desired mixers among professional barbari bakers. I'm going to print this amazing post! Such practices are still extant in some remote villages in Iran. Some people would limit this appetizer to only barbari, cheese, and walnuts. Barbari Bread is a popular flatbread. My summary judgment is that the barbari looks very appealing. Bread is an important part of Persian cuisine, as it is in many other foods of the world. "), the answer is "yes", particularly under precarious circumstances. At last, the bread production and political economy have always been interlinked in Iran. At last, unlike barbari, no sauce is applied on the surface of baguettes before baking; instead, steam injection is used. Although millers always try their best to produce consistent products, the protein and certain other chemical properties of flour change from season to season and harvest to harvest depending on the conditions under which wheats are grown and harvested. Packaging : Clear selection. The earliest archaeological evidence of bread being baked and consumed, goes as far back as 9000 years ago, found in the northern parts of what is now Iran. I'm learning, and excited for my results! You just used 176gr starter or sourdough fermented 12-16h?”. After the dough balls rested for 5-10 minutes, I poured about 2 teaspoons of the barbari sauce on each. Round barbaris are not as uncommon as one might think, although majority of Iranians prefer the traditional configuration. Here are some interesting pictures of a barbari bakery run by father and son in Tehran, Iran. §8-8. I think it's very important to learn about history of baking. Oralia Primas January 28, 2017. Continue this process until the mixture reaches the desired consistency (translucent and moderately thick and sticky), at which point immediately remove the pot from the heat and let the sauce fully cool down at room temperature. salt. Ok, having a crack at this. Add to list Add to registry. Bread production on commercial scale is of vital importance in Iran. I also used dry yeast. Zahra Shafiei submitted to Doug F an idea for an Iranian burger. Below are three methods: According to the guidelines issued by the Institute of Standards (which is a governmental agency of the Republic of Iran in charge of food safety and quality control) the sauce is made by, first, making a slack dough, using water and flour only. Could you please let me know if the toughness is coming from mixing (or maybe overmixing)?I think more mixing more gluten development I get !! After baking, your bread has the most beautifully- textured, open crumb!I hope you don't mind a couple of questions. Have a great weekend! Bake the second shaped dough and start shaping the 3rd ball of dough. Omid has left us high and dry. Barbari Bread is a Persian bread that is super easy to make and is wonderful to eat with a big bowl of soup! While we can use fixed quantities of water and flour, we can’t quantity the amount of heat applied to the mixture and the amount of gelatinization that takes place in the mixture during heating. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together. Any Iranian dish feels more authentic with Barbari. Persian flatbread barbari barbari bread with nigella and white sesame seeds recipe bon appetit healthy persian barbari bread the delicious crescent omid s iranian barbari bread the fresh loaf. Second, when most of the flour is absorbed and a wet, patchy dough is formed, the remaining 1/3rd or 1/4th of the flour is added gradually and steadily until the desired dough consistency and strength—aligned with the projected degree of strength and maturation of the ensuing dough balls prior to baking—is reached. If interested please reply. I chose the Giusto's “High Performer Flour” not because it is similar to the star flour, but because that is what I had available at the time. 2 tsps. Accordingly, standing in long bakery lines is part of the daily routines of Iranians. Dissolve the yeast with the sugar in 1/2 c water, let sit a few minutes to proof (foam). 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