A French Boule is really actually a really old recipe for a big loaf of bread that seems as if a loaf. It can differ in sizes from large to small but mostly it is on the bigger side of bread. A boule could be created with a variety of flours and all sorts of leavening agents such as a lean, pre-trystment or wholewheat flour.
The roots of the recipe aren't yet determined but most likely it evolved from Italy since the primary ingredients were available at the time. The first part is that the bread , which was probably unbleached white bread flour even as we still use today. In earlier times the flour used was probably all-purpose flour.
The ingredients of this original house aren't obviously known, though it's supposed that it contains one egg each four lbs of bread mixture and 1 quarter cup of milk daily. It might have been baked in an earthenware pot and also the edges rolled to form the boule's shape. It is supposed it was a floured board made of pegs rather than claws as nails are employed in making sheets of fish by the fishermen of France. Another interesting bit of information would be that the origin of these patisserie knives that could cut the bread to the desired contours was within a village named Peruche located from the Aude area of eastern France. These knives had no blade and were hollow on one side and tapered on another side.
French Boule has been adapted to many distinct variations and some of these can be common. One of t