Olive Cheese Bread

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder OR crushed mustard seeds

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup grated Gouda cheese
3 tablespoons sliced black olives
1/4 cup snipped chives

2 eggs
2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon rock salt to garnish

Yields 1 loaf
Preheat oven to 180C (350F). Line loaf tin with parchment paper.
In a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper, and mustard powder. Stir in Parmesan and Gouda cheese, the olives and the chives.
In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Whisk in olive oil and buttermilk. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Pour the batter in the prepared loaf tin. Sprinkle with rock salt. Bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

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