Eggs Menemen / Turkish Eggs

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 50 mins

Total: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy

Yield: makes one 8-by-5-inch loaf

Full Recipe in Details

Even though this bread is dense, hearty and complex-tasting, it requires no yeast and therefore no rising time. Tastes best fresh from the oven and with lots of Kerrygold butter and Irish cheese.

  • 300g brown flour

  • 200g white plain flour

  • 80g oatflakes

  • 1 tbsp. of bread soda

  • add about 300-360ml of buttermilk

  • pinch of salt


Pre-heat the oven to 200ºC.

Mix all the dry ingredients together. 

Add the buttermilk until it reaches a stiff porridge consistency. Place the dough on a floured tray and shape into flat loaf around
3 inches thick, make a cross on the dough.

Bake it for about 30 minutes. Check the bread by putting a skewer into the centre and it if it comes out dry the bread is done.
If it still is wet put it back in the oven for a further few minutes


Irish farmhouse cheeses and butter.

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