accompanies every meal, so the quality and especially the taste are
your local bakery lacking this quality ?
Or do you only have access to mediocre "fresh"French bread
best and only solution:
your own French bread !
takes a little time and patience to learn how to make good French
bread. Don't be dismayed if the first few tries are not up to your
expectations, it is completely normal until you get the "right
Just like anything else, it is a learning process. One thing is sure
however, once out of the oven, and sliced and tasted while still warm
with some real melting butter it's too late : You will be forever
addicted to fresh, homemade French bread.
We offer here three recipes :
Easier to make than sourdough, it has the advantage of shorter
rising time, thus quicker to get from start to finish.
Very quick and easy. I wish to thank Jérôme for this
great recipe which gives us the opportunity to learn a few technical
Once you will have mastered over the above recipes, it becomes
imperative to try this more traditional recipe. It takes longer
to make (waiting for the dough to rise) and requires sourdough.
The consistency and flavor of this bread, however will make you
quickly forget the bland bakery yeast bread...
Above all, it is necessary to dispel the preconceived notion that
Bread is a time consuming process. Making the bread takes little time,
waiting for it to rise is the only lengthy process and you don't have
to do anything, the dough does all the work!
of course, a big thank-you to Dany for all the good advice,
Joanne, Gilian, and Julien for the translation from french !