5 Ways You Enjoy French Bread

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Hubby and I both love garlic bread, though he can’t eat it anymore because it’s too hard for him, even dunked in soup.
When we used to treat ourselves to a pizza, garlic bread was always included, but it never survived getting out of the car park as we used to eat it as soon as we got back to the car. Always best hot!

French sticks used to be the norm on a Saturday when I was a child and would be the one day of the week Mum didn’t cook. She would instead do ‘torpedos’ for tea by cutting the French stick in three length ways and filling it with ham, cheese and tomatoes!

I often have a freshly cooked baguette from the local supermarket and had one today with bacon and mushrooms.

I don’t know if cheese rolls are counted as French bread, but these became very popular years ago and are nice with burgers or ham, especially if still warm.

Croissants have also become popular here in the UK and I prefer mine crisp and flaky rather than warm and spongy. I’m not too keen on the chocolate ones though which we were greeted with when we went to Cherbourg on the ferry with the bank for a trip to the Hypermarket.

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14 Responses to 5 Ways You Enjoy French Bread

  1. Reaseaorg says:

    Not a massive Croissant fan, but I do love garlic bread 🙂

  2. Nope, Not Pam says:

    I like bread but my diabetes doesn’t

  3. murisopsis says:

    French bread for garlic bread?! We always use the Italian loaf… But I imagine it would be equally good. I like to eat mine just as it is – and dunked in a flavorful soup or stew. I made a dessert where the loaf was sliced thinly but not all the way through and the spaces were filled with cream cheese, ricotta, and blueberries and then wrapped in aluminum foil and baked for 15 minutes to make it hot! Wow was that ever tasty.

  4. Sadje says:

    Sadly, not allowed any bread, French or otherwise yet. 🥲

  5. Thanks for sharing your favourites 😊

  6. glyn40wilton says:

    I don’t like garlic bread, maily because I don’t like garlic on anything! The trouble is, there’s garlic in most things, so I’m okay if I don’t look at the labels and can’t taste it!

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