(A Modern Version)
* (There is some confusion about the "fitches" called for in the original recipe. Apparently, the fitches referred to a herb. Cumin, fennel and nutmeg have all been suggested as the mistranslated "fitches". Take your pick or leave them out. Any of them will add a unique taste to your homemade bread.)
Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water and 1 tablespoon of honey. Set aside 10 minutes. Combine the next five ingredients. Blend lentils, oil, honey and a small amount of water in a blender. Place in a large mixing bowl with remaining water. Stir in two cups of (mixed) flour. Add the yeast mixture. Stir in salt and remaining flour. Place on floured bread board and knead until smooth. Put in oiled bowl. Let rise until double in bulk. Knead again,
NOTES : Then as now, Ezekiel's bread is crammed with such wholesome, life-extending nutrients as protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, potassium, vitamins A and C, thiamin, riboflavin and niacin.