An undocumented immigrant has claimed the award for the best baguette in Paris.
More than a hundred contestants took part in the competition, which is held annually to uncover the city’s finest boulanger.
The competition, known as the “Grand Prix de la Baguette de Traditional Francaise de la Ville De Paris”, was established in 1997 by then-mayor of Paris Jacques Chirac to celebrate the baguette, a staple of the national cuisine and a cherished symbol of France..
“You have to travel all over the world to understand that good bread like ours doesn’t exist. It’s not just chauvinism, it’s real!” said Olivia Polski, deputy mayor of Paris.
As well as prize money, the
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