The History of The Baguette

November 12, 2020, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Redwood Library and Athenæum

Author Jim Chevallier will join us to explain how a French national icon came to be. We “knead” to know!

No, the French didn’t always eat baguettes; nor was the baguette the first long narrow bread in France. A look at myths about the baguette, the history of long breads in general, how French bread shifted in the seventeenth century and how the first long French breads evolved over time into the baguette.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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