Roasted Potato Bread

Preparation info
  • Dough Yield: About


    loaves at 1.5 lb each
    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Hamelman

Published 2004

  • About

Toward the End of the Eighteenth Century, numerous grain failures had taken a devastating toll on the populations of Europe. People were hungry, civil unrest lurked in the poorer classes of society, and governments were scared. In an effort to fill bellies and keep the peace, attempts were made to develop breads that included other ingredients, from barley and oats to peas to potatoes. Most of those experiments amounted to little, but somehow potato bread found a place of acceptance among b