Khobz – A Delicious Moroccan Bread

Khobz – A Delicious Moroccan Bread

Khobz Happy Kanu Pongal to all – feeling quite under the weather – I had contracted Lyme Disease a few years ago and the recurring effects of it are joint pains – My knees are begging for mercy from a sharp shooting pain that has ruled my life for almost 24 hours now! I am quite sick of taking Advil and have resorted to arnica – hoping to get an acupuncture appointment for it Sigh! feeling better after off loading some of my woes! I had made this bread several weeks ago but it is good I held back posting it for this week with the Avant Garde Cookies, we are making breads – And this is a wonderful addition to any dinner table. Not much different from any other bread in so far as the recipe goes, what sets this apart is the incredible crustiness of the outside shell and the incredible softness of its inside. How it came about We had gone to a local Moroccan restaurant, one that has apparently been around for over 3 years and this was the first time we’d paid attention. The food was not great, but good. However, what had me raving was the Khobz – it was out of sight yummy. I did talk to the chef and owner about it and he did not really reveal the recipe, but said it needed a lot of kneading. More internet searches reveal recipes that were not any different from any other kind of bread. So I took the chef’s word for it and kneaded it for an extra long time in...