Snapshot: Plaited Bread


I’m off in Rosslare and the other afternoon I was in the holiday home with the kids and I decided to have some fun with my default bread. The kids helped with the kneading and later I shaped the bread while the tour de france was finishing. I love the outcome, further proof that practice is paying for me.

To make this, use my standard bread dough, leave to rise for about 90 minutes, shape by rolling into 3 sausages, braid them together. Leave to prove for an hour, cover with an egg wash and scatter with sesame seeds. Put in a 220 degree oven and turn down to 200 after 10 minutes. Cook for another 20 to 25 minutes.

About Nuala

Geeky feminist Irish woman living in Scotland. Has two daughters and a lot of yarn. Really likes hummus.
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