One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small, very thin loaf of French bread.
- ‘And now, just a few days ago, on a visit to the recently reborn Elements café at Lyall Bay, I enjoyed a chewy, flour-dusted ficelle, filled with baby spinach leaves, sliced tomatoes, a trickle of mayonnaise and slices of mild soft cheese.’
- ‘Use one ficelle (a thin baguette) - alternatively, use a regular baguette or slices of Italian bread.’
French ‘twine, string’.
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