A fragrant braided loaf flavoured with your favourite fresh herb combination. Finely chopped herbs flavour the Challah dough wonderfully without any chunky additions that would make rolling strands and braiding difficult.
490g (1lb1½oz) strong white bread flour
40g (1½oz) sugar
2egg yolks, large
40ml/37g (1½fl oz/1¼oz) vegetable oil
160ml/160g (5¾fl oz/5¾oz) water, cold
1½tspfast action yeast
5tbspfresh mixed herbs such as basil, oregano, parsley and tarragon, finely chopped