About Donna Lennard

Donna Lennard is the owner, founder, and visionary of Il Buco, Il Buco Alimentari, and Il Buco Vita in New York City and Bottega Il Buco in Ibiza, Spain. For nearly twenty-five years, she has discovered and championed such game-changing chefs as Ignacio Mattos, Sara Jenkins, Jody Williams, and Justin Smillie, who rose to fame in her restaurants’ kitchens. @donna_lennard

Two oval loaves of filone on a wooden board.

Filone

Filone’s chewy crust and light, airy crumb make this everyday Italian bread a standout. Especially doable if it’s your first-time with sourdough bread baking.