The secret to baking bread

The baguette is fighting back with artisanal valour. Meet Paris baker Christophe Vasseur: he runs successful corner shop Du Pain et des Idées and knows how…

Source: The secret to baking bread – Film

French-Tunisian baker on the secrets behind Paris’ best baguettes 

A French-Tunisian baker, who has won the right to supply the French presidential palace with baguettes for a year, says kneading is the secret behind his prize-winning loaves.

“A lot of people go too quickly with the kneading,” Mahmoud M’seddi told the BBC.He is the latest winner of the annual best baguette in Paris competition.Mr M’seddi makes his first visit to the Elysée Palace on Friday and will now start hand-delivering his baguettes.He is the fourth North African in the last six years to win the award.But Mr M’seddi said this was either coincidence, or maybe because a lot of the traditional bakeries in the Paris region are owned by North Africans [ . . . ]

Source: French-Tunisian baker on the secrets behind Paris’ best baguettes – BBC News