Bread Loaf with Thyme
1/4 cup butter room temperature
2 tsp salt
1 tsp honey
310 ml milk
3 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1.5 tsp instant yeast
4 tbsp dried thyme
2 tbsp sesame seeds
1 tbs virgin olive oil
In a medium sized bowl beat butter with honey and milk, continue beating until combined.
In another bowl whisk together flour with salt, and yeast. (activate yeast by adding 2tbsp of lukewarm water and 1tsp of sugar)
Slowly stir the flour mixture to the butter and milk mixture, stir until just combined but do not over mix.
Let dough sit for 1 hour in a bowl covered with damp cloth in a warm place.
Preheat oven to 220°.
knead for 10-15 minutes, then add seeds and 2 tbs of thyme to the dough.
Line a loaf pan with baking paper and add the dough, add olive oil on top and sprinkle with dried thyme.
Bake until top is golden and bread is ready. Let it chill on a wire rack for half an hour and serve.