Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Read the Fine Print
On the other hand, a baguette tradition, which is more my cup of tea, generally comes in a paper sleeve. From time to time, I've noticed that the bag is a canvas for advertisements or public service announcements. The bag my tradi came in yesterday is much more than that. It is a legal document. The text here is an extract of the 1993 defining the essential elements for any bread sold as pain de tradition or pain traditionnel.
You do not mess around with bread in France. If you've got other ideas, you may want a lawyer with that sandwich.