Pain de Campagne

Our Breads


Pain de Campagne

Planting Date: April 10, 2015

Harvest Date: August 3, 2015

Yield: 24 bushels/acre (Modern wheats yield 35 bushels/acre)

Pain de Campagne is a classic, humble French country bread that has been made for centuries.  The villagers in the French countryside would gather at the communal oven to bake their families’ loaves for the coming weeks.

Grain Mix: Fortuna Wheat and Whole Milled Rye
Pre-Firmament: Whole Milled Rye Sour and Fortuna Whole Wheat Sponge
Fermentation Time: 5 hours

Flavor Profile

Despite its humble roots, our Pain de Campagne has pure and distinct flavor. A thin, crispy crust and a chewy crumb contain sweet, nutty flavors followed by balanced, gentle sour notes that make for a complex and exciting loaf.

Wine

Santa Barbara County Sauvignon Blanc

Food

Pork Rillette, stone ground mustard, and pickled radish