Allegra Benitah Tear and Share Pesto Sunflower Challah Bread recipe on James Martin’s Saturday Morning

Allegra Benitah (daughter of Vanessa Feltz) served up tasty tear and share pesto sunflower challah bread on James Martin’s Saturday Morning.

The ingredients are: 1 – 1.5 kilos of plain flour (approx.), 1½cups of lukewarm water, 1 portion of fresh yeast (approx. 40g, otherwise 1 tablespoon of active dried yeast), 4-6 tablespoons of caster sugar (plus one more teaspoon to mix in with the yeast), 2 eggs (plus one more egg yolk for the egg wash), 1 tablespoon of salt and ¼ cup of sunflower oil.

For the pesto: 1 large bunch fresh basil, 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, Salt and pepper to taste and Sunflower seeds.

See recipes from James Martin in his book titled: More Home Comforts: 100 new recipes from the television series, available at Amazon now.