Cook the potatoes and put through a sieve. In a large bowl, add the butter to the potatoes and stir until melted. Add the sugar, salt and milk and stir until the mixture is smooth and cooled to lukewarm.
Soften the yeast in water, then stir to dissolve; stir into the potato mixture. Stir in
Place the dough in a buttered bowl, turning to butter all sides. Cover and let it rise in a warm place until almost doubled – about 1 hour. Split into two pieces, pressing together at one end. Twist the two pieces around each other and stabilize at the other end. Brush the top with the egg white, slightly beaten with a tablespoon of water. Sprinkle generously with the sesame seeds.
Lay gently on a lined baking sheet and bake at
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