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Rustic Cheese and Onion Bread – Gluten Free

This is another delight from my rustic kitchen. The bread is infused with caramelized onions and melted cheese and topped with crunchy crust making this all-time favourite bread. Hard to believe it is gluten-free

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  • 1. In a medium bowl mix water, yeast and maple syrup, then rest for 15 minutes then stir in apple cider vinegar
  • 2. While the yeast is resting, heat olive oil in a saucepan and add onions, cook on low heat for 15 minutes or until the onions become slightly caramelized. Then cool
  • 3. In a large bowl stir millet flour, rice flour, all-purpose flour, tapioca starch, flaxseed and salt then add in yeast mix, onions and cheese and with a spatula combine all ingredients until they form a ball of dough. Cover the bowl with a dishcloth and rest for 1 hour
  • 4. After 1 hour place dough on a slightly floured surface with cornmeal and roll the dough creating a loaf. Place loaf on parchment paper and with a sharp knife make few slices about ¼ inch deep across the dough. Cover and rest for 4 hours
  • 5. Preheat oven to 450 F and place a cast iron pot without the lid in the oven. Once the oven reaches 450 F, gently transfer the dough with the parchment paper in the heated pot and cover with a lid
  • 6. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove the lid and bake 20 more minutes, then remove loaf from the pot and cool on a cooling rack