Category Archives: Bread

French Stick to the French Stick, but the Good One

“Mrs Barillon, is the boss awake?” the saleswoman asks in the bakery’s back shop. It is 10:30 am, and the warm smell of croissants does not disturb Pascal Barillon’s sleep at the second floor of this Montmartre building. The 2011

French Stick to the French Stick, but the Good One

“Mrs Barillon, is the boss awake?” the saleswoman asks in the bakery’s back shop. It is 10:30 am, and the warm smell of croissants does not disturb Pascal Barillon’s sleep at the second floor of this Montmartre building. The 2011

For Japanese Student Turned Baker, Paris Is the Mecca of Bread

On a pre-dawn Paris morning, Takashi Suzuki appears in a cloud of powder from behind a shelf of croissants. Leading the way to a basement kitchen, he skates across the flour-slick floor to answer the oven’s wail. He pulls a

For Japanese Student Turned Baker, Paris Is the Mecca of Bread

On a pre-dawn Paris morning, Takashi Suzuki appears in a cloud of powder from behind a shelf of croissants. Leading the way to a basement kitchen, he skates across the flour-slick floor to answer the oven’s wail. He pulls a