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  • Or, if the appearance of a loaf, like the fat filone, is different from anything else on the market, it can qualify for a “trade dress” trademark (think of a Coke bottle).

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  • Using a grill or a la plancha, char the filone and rub with fresh garlic afterwards.

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  • Serve immediately in warm soup bowls and garnish with the pickled mustard seeds, micro-basil and filone croutons.

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  • I always make this example: when I came to the States 20 years ago it was hard to find a decent cappuccino or espresso outside of an Italian restaurant and any search in the local supermarket for a nice loaf of bread, a baguette, a filone, would prove fruitless.

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  • Some of them he discovered by going to towns Field mentioned, like Genzano, south of Rome, where he found the bread that inspired his filone (“fat thread,” a word sometimes used for baguettes) — a holey loaf shaped like a small dachshund or a 1920s floor-model vacuum cleaner.

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  • After greedily consuming (over 2 weeks, but still), my first two round Sicilian-style breads, I just had to make a semolina batard (fatter, shorter baguette) or filone (same, with pointy ends).

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  • Von Thun Calderón thought the crust of Sullivan St’s sesame bread — a poor choice for a comparison, she gently pointed out, “because all you taste is delicious toasted sesame seeds” — was “more complex and layered and chewy” than hers, and wondered why her filone had a wild-yeast smell but didn’t taste as sour as she thought it would.

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  • With its unmistakable circular slice, the filone soon turned up in discerning restaurants’ bread baskets, and so did pane pugliese, a flatter loaf made with the same dough; Lahey named it in honor of the southern Italian region famous for its bread (no loaf in Italy is called “pugliese”).

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  • a swordfish in a filone bread and basil crust with black olives, capers and tomatoes.

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