We were driving towards Loches today when I saw this automatic baguette machine in Ferrière-sur-Beaulieu. I couldn’t believe my eyes! Twice a day, a local baker puts 50 fresh baguettes in the machine.

Nous nous rendions à Loches aujourd’hui lorsque j’ai vu ce distributeur automatique de baguettes à Ferrière-sur-Beaulieu. Je n’arrivais pas à croire mes yeux. Deux fois par jour un boulanger local met 50 baguettes fraîches dans le distributeur.

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7 comments on “The Automatic Baguette Machine – Le distributeur automatique de baguette

  1. Jane Orson

    Crikey! I’ve heard of these being on campsites, but I’ve never seen one in the street before.

  2. avril Post author

    @Butcherbird86 – Yes, we did a double-take!
    @Jane Orson – We were pretty surprised ourselves!
    @William – Not surprised.

  3. Bibi

    Well, that’s a good one. I never, ever thought that the French would do something like this, but on the other hand, they’re very clever! I’d try the machine, though I prefer a more personal touch!
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    1. avril Post author

      This one is only a distributor, but it seems you can buy one that cooks the baguette on demand! I prefer the personal touch myself.

  4. splicing machine

    Thanks for sharing your experience. I hope I never have to go through anything like that. It would probably boggle my mind so much that it would randomly implode.

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