An Italian American who loves to share food and travel adventures
French Bread Times Two
October 23, 2016
I’ve been watching way too many movies while recouping from a back injury. Several of them have had a French theme like French Kiss, The Last Time I Saw Paris, Addicted to Love, An American in Paris, Funny Face, The Last Tango in Paris… well you get the idea. And it seems like about any movie outside the “shoot em’ ups and car chase” movies there is someone walking along the street or returning home from the market with a loaf of french bread sticking out of a bag. It always looks so tasty. Of course I wonder why they bought a loaf of bread without any covering (paper or plastic) and that it was probably going to be somewhat stale before they ate it, but oh well, just my brain on oven fumes.
I just had to stop watching the movies long enough to try my culinary talents at making a loaf or two. A taste test resulted in a “thumbs up” at least from me. I haven’t shared it with anyone yet….
This recipe only takes two hours, start to finish and uses ordinary ingredients that most people have in their pantry. And if you divide the dough makes 2 nice sized loaves of bread.