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I have a recipe for garlic crack bread (pull apart bread) that calls for a crusty loaf, preferably sourdough or Vienna. I have looked in the bakery sections and can not find. Is there possibly a different name I should be looking for?

  • Its not a technical name for a bread, its a descriptive name. – rfusca Mar 9 '15 at 17:52
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It's any loaf with a crispy crust. There's not much more to it than that. If you can't find sourdough or Vienna, just use a standard white loaf with a crisp crust.

  • The only thing I'd add is that 'crusty' doesn't just imply texture but substance. I was taught a crusty loaf of bread should have a thump to it when you knock on it. The meaning seems largely colloquial so... – Derpy Mar 12 '15 at 0:27

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