A Good Loaf

A Good Loaf

  • Well rounded, smooth upper crust, even colour, not too dark
  • Sides and bottom crust, without folds or cracks, light brown in colour
  • No deep crack or overhanging upper crust
  • Light in mass in relation to size


  • Easy to cut with a bread knife
  • Light, elastic and spongy
  • Fine and even air bubbles
  • Soft, elastic with slightly moist crumb
  • Ingredients well mixed, not streaky


  • Even and not streaky


  • Typical of bread type
  • No strong yeast taste
  • Completely baked, not raw
  • Fresh taste, not stale