Recipe Tip: Potato Bread

Recipe Tip: Potato Bread

Top Recipe. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. In her new cookbook 'Fresh & simple', Anastasia Lammer shows how to make this delicious home-baked potato bread. The secret is to bake it in a heavy cast-iron pan, which gives the bread a wonderful crust.



    1. Step 1

      Combine the flour, salt and yeast in a large mixing bowl. Add the beer, water and vinegar and gently mix with a ladle or wooden spoon (do not knead at this stage).
    2. Step 2

      Cover and leave to rise at room temperature for about 12 hours or until doubled in volume.
    3. Step 3

      Add the potato slices to the dough, gently knead to incorporate, then cover and leave to rise for a further 4 hours.
    4. Step 4

      Preheat the oven to 250°C.
    5. Step 5

      Place a cast iron pan with lid in the bottom half of the hot oven on a rack, and heat for at least 10 minutes.
    6. Step 6

      Take out, remove the lid, place the risen dough in the hot pan, put the cover on and bake for 30 minutes.
    7. Step 7

      Reduce heat to 220°C, remove the lid and bake for a further 25 minutes.
    8. Step 8

      Remove the bread from the cast iron pan and leave to cool completely on a rack before slicing and serving.
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