Sometimes catching fire to your own stock is the only way to feed the hungry.
Mellark Bakery’s Burnt Bread
1 tbsp yeast
2 cups warm water
¼ cup honey + 1 tbsp
2 tsp salt
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
2 ½ cups whole wheat flour
1 ½ cups bread flour
Mix your water, 1 tbsp honey, and yeast until yeast dissolves then let it bloom for 10 minutes.
Mix in the rest of the honey, salt, raisins, and 1 cup of whatever nuts grow in your district.
Add the whole wheat and bread flours from your tesseare and mix into a dough.
Knead for 8-10 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic.
Cover and let rise for 1 hour.
Punch the bread down and shape it into two oval loaves.
Cover the loaves a damp cloth and let them rise for another hour.
Bake at 425F for 15 minutes.
Reduce heat to 375F and bake for 30 more minutes.
To burn the bread, turn on your broiler. Once it’s hot, shove the loaves in the far corners of the oven and let them cook for 2-4 minutes, or until blackened on top.
Best served thrown into the street, at the feet of your starving future girlfriend.