Every year, the Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris competition is held in Paris, to find the best baguette made by traditional artisanal methods.
The video below shows the judges at work in 2015, the year that one of our favourite Parisian bakers Le Grenier à Pain Abbesses won for the second time – you can see their bakers making award-winning baguettes in the video below:
Watch the judges of the Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris in action as they judge the annual competition to find the ultimate French baguette:
Read David Lebovitz’s guide to finding a good baguette in Paris, along with the quintessential guide to the language of la bageutte.
Here’s a video showing you how to make a crusty, authentic baguette at home.
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