Tasty Tuesday: South African Garlic and Herb Steam Bread

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A steam bread or dombolo is one of my favourite things to eat at any of Mr’s family gatherings. It’s a traditional South African bread that is eaten with stews. Mr made this bread in our first Winter together and I was hooked (on him and the bread) 🙂 so that must count for something.

I’ve added a bit of my own flavour to this recipe by adding some herbs and garlic, but it’s absolutely irrisistable on it’s own with a slathering of butter.



3 Cups flour

1 Packet dry yeast

1 Tablespoon salt

1 Tablespoon sugar

2 Tablespoons dry mixed herbs

2 Tablespoons finely minced garlic


Mix all the dry ingredients and garlic in a bowl and slowly add the water till it forms dough that is elastic, but not too wet.


Knead the dough, cover the bowl in clingfilm and allow to rise in a warm…

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11 thoughts on “Tasty Tuesday: South African Garlic and Herb Steam Bread

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