Vive le Baguette


After 12 long years of inglorious defeat to the Japanese and Americans in the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie (the World Cup of Baking), the French have finally recaptured the gold medal. The competition is judged on three items: a baguette, a yeast pastry and a showpiece that’s not meant to be eaten. The French entry in the last category was a voluptuous bread woman in haute couture, naturally.

The Wall Street Journal has covered it here and here.


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