The baguette is a symbol of nation pride. That’s according to French President Emmanuel Macron, who wants the favored food featured as a UNESCO cultural treasure.
Macron points to the fact that Italy’s Naples pizza is currently on the list. If accepted, the name, shape, and recipe ingredients of baguettes would all be protected.
Not everyone’s happy, though. Artisan bread makers expressed concern about mass production and imitations.
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by Danny Inc
Residential Life Magazine