Poilâne Bakery

Local namePoilâne Boulangerie
Location6th arrondissement of Paris, France

Lionel Poilâne was a French baker and entrepreneur whose commitment to crafting quality bread earned him worldwide renown. His father, Pierre Poilâne started a baking business in 1932, creating bread using stone-ground flour, natural fermentation and a wood-fired oven. Lionel took over the bakery in 1970, continuing the traditional methods.

Poilâne is widely known for a round, two-kilogram sourdough country bread referred to as a miche or pain Poilâne. This bread is often referred to as whole-wheat but in fact is not: the flour used is mostly so-called grey flour of 85% extraction. According to Poilâne's own website, the dough also contains 30% spelt, an ancestor of wheat.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Poilâne

Official website http://www.poilane.com/index.php?

Twitter https://twitter.com/painpoilane

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/POIL%C3%82NE-page-officielle/276917341718

Phone +33 1 45 48 42 59

Address Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, 8 Rue du Cherche-Midi, 75006 Paris, France

Coordinates 48°51'4.586" N 2°19'44.334" E

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