Sourdough Fougasse

Fougasse Line

Fougasse! A week ago I didn’t even know what the heck a fougasse is. Now? Boy, am I glad you asked! They’re crispy and golden and just awesome and gorgeous! And did you see the shape? They’re leaf-shaped! How cool is that? That untechnically makes them a vegetable and any day now I’m gonna make a fougasse salad, with some good olive oil and balsamic vinegar. No kidding.

This past week I’ve been in a bread-making frenzy, and these beautiful fougasse are my favourite so far! I have been so happy to stick my hands in a gigantic pile of dough and watch it rise and bubble and retrieve loaf after loaf of fresh, hot bread from the oven and stuff my face with a slice (or five) of fluffy, crusty goodness! My dad is happy too, but for a different reason- his days of eating dense, gummy loaves of brick produced by his daughter are officially over! Continue reading