Pain Ordinaire No. 2

French Bread

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About

Ingredients

  • cups warm water or potato water
  • 2 (¼ ounce) packages dry, or

Method

  1. Run hot water into mixing bowl to warm it. Pour out, then put cups warm water and yeast into bowl. (Use warmer water for dry yeast than for compressed yeast. Potato water gives better flavor.) When yeast is dissolved, add sugar and butter. Let rest 10 minutes. Sift flours t