Wholemeal Ficelles

Preparation info
  • Makes


    thin loaves
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

A ficelle, or thin baguette (ficelle means ‘string’ in French), is a great variation on a standard baguette that emphasises crust over internal crumb. These are shaped the same way as Professor Calvel’s baguettes; just pick up that recipe at Part II step 2, forming the baguettes, but bear in mind that you’ll have four instead of two loaves, which is why I’ve given instructions below for proofing and baking them on tins rather