Time and Patience

La Gourmandine offers a selection of artisanal French breads made the traditional way using only flour, yeast, water and salt. Although machines help in the process of fabrication, they do not replace the baker’s hands. The main ingredients to good bread are time and patience.

  • Baguette

  • Baguette aux Lardons

  • Tourte

  • Poolish

  • Pain de Mie

  • Focaccia aux Olives

Did you know?
Laying bread upside down is bad luck!
In the Middle Ages, the baker would save some bread for the town’s executioner by putting it upside down. Even to this day, French people are careful about how they set bread on the table.