Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Breads in France

Here are the different types of common french breads:

le pain, du pain (lu pang, doo pang)


un pain (ung pang)


gros pain (gro pang)

bread sold by weight

pain azyme (pang azeem)

unleavened bread

pain béni(t) (pang beni/ benit)

consecrated bread

pain de boulanger (pang bu-lan-jer)

baker's bread

pain doré (pang dore)

French toast

pain dur (pang dur)

dry bread

pain frais (pang fre)

fresh bread

pain à chanter (pang a shante)

unleavened bread

pain au lait (pang o ley)

~sweet roll / bun

pain au levain (pang o luvang)

traditionally leavened bread

pain de ménage (pang du menaj)

homemade bread

pain rassis (pang rassi)

stale bread

pain bis (pang bi)

brown bread

pain brie (pang briye)

hard-crusted, very dense bread from Normandy

pain de campagne (pang du campan)

farmhouse bread

pain au chocolat (pang o shokola)

chocolate croissant

pain complet (pang komple)

wholewheat / wholemeal bread

pain d'épices (pang depis)


pain (de) fantaisie (pang fontazee)

bread sold by piece rather than by weight

pain français (pang fronse)


any long loaf of bread

pain de Gênes (pang de jen)

~sponge cake with almonds

pain grille (pang grill)


pain de gruau (pang de gruaw)

Vienna bread

pain long (pang long)

any long, cylindrical bread like a baguette

pain de mie (pang du mi)

sandwich bread (with a thin crust)

pain mollet (pang mole)

type of bread roll made with milk

pain moulé (pang muley)

bread cooked in a pan rather than directly on the oven rack

pain parisien (pang Parisian)

long loaf of bread weighing 400 grams

pain perdu (pang perdoo)

French toast

pain polka (pang polka)

bread marked with squares

pain quotidian (pang kotidiyang)

everyday bread

pain aux raisins (pang o reysang)

~raisin Danish

pain de seigle (pang doo segl)

rye bread

pain de son (pang doo son)

bran bread

pain de sucre (pang doo soocr)

sugar loaf

un petit pain (ung peti pang)

bread roll


koichi said...

ehh! Makes me hungry, and my kitchen is bare!

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