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Bread vocabulary in French

What's more French than talking about bread? Here's some useful French vocabulary to get you started!


le pain bread
le pain de campagne farmhouse bread
une baguette a baguette
la farine flour
le levain bread yeast
l'eau water
la pâte dough
pétrir to knead
le pétrin the kneading-machine
laisser reposer leave to rest
lever to rise
cuire au four to bake
couper en tranches to slice
une tranche a slice
la croûte crust
croustillant crusty/crunchy (m)
la mie the soft white part of bread
la boulangerie the bakery
le boulanger baker (m)
la boulangère baker (f)
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