Polar bread , also known as Tunnbröd is a flat Swedish bread that once cooked in a pan is best served with smoked salmon and Greek yoghurt based sauce. It is often served in France as a base of chicken sandwich or smoked salmon , but it is also good accompanied with crab and prawns. Also this is a flat bread i cooked mine as English muffin shape , so it is slightly larger than original polar bread.
Makes 8 small bread:
*250 grs of flour
*1x 7 grs sachet of dry yeast
*120 ml of water
*40 grs of creme fraiche
*1/2 tsp of sugar
*1/2 tsp of salt
Fennel seeds can be optionally added.
1.In a mixer bowl , add all the ingredients and knead on speed 1 for 5 minutes. Place in an oiled bowl , cover and rest one hour in a warm place.
2.Once the dough has rested , divide it in 8 equal pieces , flatten to your desired shape using a rolling pin or by hand then prick the dough using a fork .
3.Place the breads on a tray lined with greaseproof paper , cover and rest again for 30 minutes.
4.Heat a skillet or non stick pan and cook the polar bread 2 minutes on each side .
5.Once cooked wrap the cooked bread in a clean tea towel to keep them warm and moist until serving .