Is the baguette really that popular in France?
The savouring of baguettes is serious business in France – shortages are what stirred the famous revolution, and there’s even a French bread law. With ten million baguettes sold in France every year, discover the secrets behind this seemingly worshipped stick of flour.
How many baguettes are sold every second in France?
According to data site Planetoscope, some 10 billion baguettes are consumed every year in France — some 320 every second.
Why is bread in France so good?
Some say the generally higher gluten content makes French bread better than U.S. bread. But most of what matters lies in the quality of each ingredient. The longer a bread is fermented, the better its flavor will be. Breads in France and the best ones in New York are fermented longer, Dyck said.
How many patisseries are in France?
France has more than 30,000 independent bakeries and the French consume around 10 billion baguettes a year.
Is Marinette’s bakery real?
The bakery of Marinette’s family was inspired by a real-life Parisian bakery.