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February 14th, 2011


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10:50 am - A culinary experiment
H has had to work all weekend, so on Sunday I made him a chicken pie and a massive bowl of mashed potato to cheer him up. There was some mash left so this morning I made mashed potato bread in the bread maker. Which is a real thing by the way (for example). I used about half a pound of mash to somewhat over a pound of white flour, and quite a lot of sugar to pep the yeast up a bit. I've just had a slice and it's worked out well. It's very soft and spongy, rather fragile to cut and spread.

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From:tehomet
Date:February 14th, 2011 10:53 am (UTC)
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Interesting. I've seen boxty (of course!) and potato-based pizza, but not mashed potato bread, as such.
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From:communicator
Date:February 14th, 2011 10:57 am (UTC)
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I just saw it in the bread book and thought what the heck. I think now it's been out the breadmaker a few minutes it shows a slight tendency to collapse on itself, but it's very tasty.

I had to look up what boxty was, but it looks good.

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