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Valentine's Poilane

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foolishpoolish's picture

Valentine's Poilane


For my valentine this year I thought I'd send something a little different. The folks at Poilane did an awesome job.  

 From Bievres, nothing says happy valentines quite like a poilane...  From Bievres, nothing says happy valentines quite like a poilane... 

From Bievres with love.  


Floydm's picture

That is amazing.

JMonkey's picture

That's lovely. I was surprised, though, by how gray the crust and crumb look. Is that the true color of the loaf or an artifact of the camera?

foolishpoolish's picture

It's an artifact of the camera (ie flash) The true colour is in fact darker and not so gray.  

kanin's picture

How did the decorative part taste?

foolishpoolish's picture

Like soft pretzel. 

staff of life's picture
staff of life

That must have been hard to cut into.  I can't quite make out what it says though.