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Thursday, August 2, 2012

le pain de campagne

country bread

Le pain de campagne est un pain rustique avec une croûte dure.
Country bread is a rustic bread with a hard crust.

Our word is one of the many the breads of France — les pains de France. Bread plays such an important role in French cuisine and indeed the life of the French that it’s essential to learn to ask for the loaf you want.

Vocabulary Section: Food and Drink, Word of the Day