Potato and Herb Plaited Bread

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The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

The Potato Year

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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Use any fresh herbs available in the garden – parsley, sage, thyme, marjoram – either mixed together or with one taste alone.


  • 4 oz (110 g) potatoes
  • 12 oz (350


Peel and cook the potatoes, then purée. Stir the flour and salt in a bowl, rub in the butter and then stir in the yeast and the herbs.

Add the milk to the potatoes and, making a well in the centre of the flour mixture, add the potatoes and mix to a soft dough. Knead well, then place in a clean, oiled bowl and leave to rise until doubled in size.

Knead again, divide into three eq