French bakers are fighting for the traditional baguette to be given Unesco World Heritage status as they grow fearful over the poor quality of bread available in France.
It's on every French table, in every French kitchen and the French take it very (very) seriously.
In fact the baguette is so popular in France that the French even have their own set of habits involving one of the country's unofficial symbols.
And now the "baguette de tradition" — the original French baguette made, you guessed it, according to traditional methods, (rather than the average baguette you can pick up in any old supermarket) — could be about to start its journey towards Unesco glory.
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