For years I dreamed of smelling freshly baked delicious bread wafting into my bedroom window. Instead of waiting for a bakery to open up near my house, I decided to make a wood fired earthen oven in my backyard and bake my own! An earthen oven is made out of simple materials: clay, sand, straw, and water. The bread I’m making is also made of simple ingredients: flour, water, salt, and spices. Keeping it simple!