Wednesday, May 25, 2011

What to Look for in a tasty Baguette?


The first sign of quality is a hard crust of a rich, dark caramel color. The crumb (or "mie" in French) of a good baguette should be a creamy color with large irregular air holes. The texture of a good baguette should be moist and slightly chewy with a full, almost nutty flavour.