“Bolo do caco” bread

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The “Bolo do Caco” bread is a prime exemple of Madeiran food. Despite the name “bolo” [cake], this is actually a type of bread.
The “Bolo do Caco” bread is a food that establishes a link between Madeiran bread and the bread which the Hebrew people baked, as stated in the Old Testament.
Made with wheat flour, homemade yeast, water and salt, it is kneaded and after raising, the dough is cut into rounded and flattened pieces. It is baked on a preheated stone (the caco).
This bread is eaten hot with or without garlic butter.

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