Joe’s Potato Bread

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

This is not a true bread as we are used to it. It is denser, because of the potato, and contains no yeast. It will rise only marginally: don’t expect miracles. But it makes a dense and comforting bread, perfect with soup on a chilly winter’s day.


  • 350 g floury potatoes, washed
  • a bunch of flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 90


Heat the oven to 200°C/gas 6.

Pierce the potatoes with a knife several times and bake for 40 minutes until soft inside. Set the potatoes a