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Science Serves Up the Secret to the Perfect Baguette

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There are few things in life more satisfying than a fresh baguette and some really good cheese. But all baguettes are not the same. Some are chewier and others are crispier. They can be light or dense. Texture and aroma vary as much as flavor.

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Here’s where you can find the ‘best’ baguette in Paris

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The crown for the best baguette in Paris has been awarded once again, this time going to a bakery in the 13th arrondissement. And in news that has (almost) nothing to do with the new president… The annual Grand Prize for the best baguette in Paris has been awarded to the Brun bakery, at 193 rue de Tolbiac in the… Read more »

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France’s baguette obsession: The rules of “baguetiquette”

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When you think of your stereotypical French person, you may well picture them in a striped shirt and holding a baguette. For bread is an integral part of the country’s diet and the French take it very seriously. In the show this week, bakers tell us the secret to making good bread as we explore the rules of “baguetiquette”.

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Paris Baguette Opens First U.S. Franchise Location

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Paris Baguette, the global premier baking franchise featuring high-quality baked goods, savory eats, and beverages, opened at 1698 Hostetter Road, boosting the local economy by creating more than 30 new jobs. In celebration, a grand opening event will be held on Friday, April 29 beginning at 11 a.m. The San Jose, California, location will be owned and operated by local… Read more »

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The Cult of Baguette: Five Ways French Eat Their Bread That Will Shock You

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When it comes to bread, French not only know almost everything about it, but they also have several different ways of eating it that may weird out foreigners. The Local took a closer look at how the French eat their bread or the baguette rather, pardonne-moi. 1. The French often put butter or jam on top of the baguette and then dip… Read more »

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McDonald’s presents McBaguette burger

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Mon Dieu! American fast-food giant McDonald’s has co-opted France’s signature carbohydrate, rolling out a new burger on a baguette rather than a bun.

Starting April 18, McDonald’s France will begin serving the McBaguette, a burger with lettuce, local Swiss cheese and mustard sauce, at 1,228 restaurants across the country. The company said it sought out French suppliers for the baguettes, which are baked in stone ovens for a crisp crust.

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