Pretzels with rock salt


325 g/11 oz/2 cups strong white gluten free strong flour

75 g/2 ½ oz/1/2 cup rye flour
2 tsp soft light brown sugar
4 tsp salt
1 tsp salt
1 tsp fast action dried yeast
1 tbsp rock salt, to garnish


1.In a bowl, mix together the flours, sugar, a teaspoon of salt and yeast, Gradually mix in enough water to make a dough.

2.Knead on a floured surface for 5 minutes until smooth and elastic. Return to the bowl, cover loosely and leave to rise for 1 hour.

3.Tip the dough out onto a floured surface and knead well. Divide into 16 equal pieces.

4.Roll each piece into a thin sausage about 30 cm (12in) long. Shape to form a rainbow, then twist the ends together in the centre and press the ends to seal.

5.Transfer to a greased baking sheet and cover loosely. Leave to rise for 30 minutes or until half as big again.

6.Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan)/400F/Gas 6. Bake the pretzels for 10 minutes or until browned.

7.Meanwhile, warm the rest of the plain salt in a little water in a small pan. Stir until dissolved. Brush over with rock salt.

Some with salt and others base with cinnamon

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I have develop a passion for natural and healthy life style, starting with a vegan life style including regular exercising each day. Which helped to feel inspired and happy within myself. my diet is very restricted due to severe allergies! When ever a food triggers a hostile response from the body's immune system the result is an allergy attack, which on occasion may be life-threatening although it's relatively simple to identifying problem foods, avoiding them completely is not always easy. My journey with allergies hasn't been easy "but" it has helped me to becomes a stronger person and would like to share and encourage others to never get discouraged, there's always light at the end of the tunnel if you keep persevering.

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