Baking Bread – Cuban Pan De Ajo (Cuban Garlic Bread)

Final 7 days I went down to Miami for the first time to sample and report on the lively Miami food items neighborhood. What I found was a food items community full of awesome exile stories, risky ocean crossing adventures, and wonderful snapshots of excellent Miami foodstuff fare, primarily Cuban food items. Along with my staffer Emily, we were especially smitten with the odor, taste,texture and serving solutions of Cuban bread. 

Cuban sandwiches are globe renowned and a staple at any Cuban restaurant. Emily thinks it is the bread that will make the sandwich. That discussion can rage on without end. The real Cuban white bread is not at all complex, but in fact pretty straightforward. It has a distinct baking method and is made with distinctive elements than French or Italian bread. The bread is baked in a chilly oven over boiling water prior to it reaches its ideal baking temperature. Cuban bread is then baked with a dab of lard or vegetable shortening. Serious Cuban bread is baked in prolonged, baguette-design and style loaves. It has no preservatives so it will not maintain long. Just after a handful of times, the bread will become exceptionally tricky. This bread is created to be enjoyed correct absent. The most effective way to use it moreover in a sandwich, is to have it served at breakfast. In Cuban households, the bread is toasted with butter and served with a hot mug of cafe con leche for breakfast. 

This bread baking recipe is a wonderful way to savor and enjoy Cuban bread. It is simple to get ready and blends amazing flavors collectively to kind an excellent publicity to Cuban meals and society.  

Pan de Ajo (Cuban Garlic Bread)

Serves 8-10

1/2 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons butter, melted
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons diced parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 (2 ft) loaf Cuban bread or French bread, slice into 1-inch thick slices

1. Combine the oil, butter, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper in a modest bowl. Permit this combination sit for at minimum 15 minutes, so the flavors can mix jointly.

 2. Preheat the oven to 350*F. 

3. Spread the garlic mixture on one side of every single slice of bread. 

4. Spot the bread slices on a baking sheet and bake for 6 to 10 minutes, until finally the butter has melted and the bread has browned. 

Provide straight away.

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