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  • Writer's pictureRita Selles

Bread

There are so many bakeries to choose from and so many bread options. After trying several bakeries in the neighborhood, I generally go back to the same small one at the end our street. I get to know the vendors and when I come in early (7am) dressed for a hike, the vendor wants to know where I'm going and then sends me on my way, wishing me a good hike. I like that!


When I come later in the afternoon to buy baguette for dinner, the one vendor almost always asks me if I want a dessert to go with the bread. You see my predicament? She knows I like trying desserts.

This is the Bourbon bakery at the one end of our street, where there is an artisan baker (boulanger) and pastry (pâtissier) chef.

Bread usually comes in a paper sleeve. This one is a "baguette 6 céréales"-6 grain baguette for 1,60€.


Notice the paper sleeve.















"Made from flour from 100 % French wheat."


"This bread was kneaded, shaped, and baked by your artisan baker in his bakery."


There are a lot of industrially-produced breads in France, and so this serves as a reminder that this bread is all French, including the flour, and made by a baker, not a machine.







A sourdough (au levain) and rye (seigle) baguette, mini croissants, and fruit and nut bread.









At the other end of our street is another bakery--Maison Lenoir. It is a much smaller bakery, but I like it. If you can't eat a whole baguette, which is the case for households of one or two, you can order a "demi-baguette". I like the option, since the basic baguette becomes stale by the end of the day.


—for the love of bread—packaging from another bakery nearby


I saw this in the bakery a couple of days ago and bought one today. Bread with a cause!

"Baguette full of love in order to end AIDS". For every baguette purchased, one euro is given to causes that fight against AIDS.

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esteneider
Feb 02, 2021

Bakery is a place where we can get the baked food variety like the cakes, pastry and other type of that quality. The news post here is for the baking of bread with the quality of stuff in thesis writing service that is in touch with the soft dough in the different grain mixture.

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