Preparation info
  • Makes


    large loaves
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Plant-Based Gourmet

By Suzannah Gerber

Published 2021

  • About

One of the most delicious and comforting breads, challah is traditionally made with eggs and a shiny egg wash. Here we use turmeric for a little color, potato water for a warm flavor, and a potato starch base for the wash. Challah is the perfect base for French toast, makes great sandwiches, and is vitally important to Jewish holiday meals. It is a complicated bread, with two rises— the temperature and timing of which are very important—and different weave options, but the results are worth