National Geographic : 1940 Feb
SOME FRENCH PASTORALS National Geographic )ciety Kodachrome by Ilarrison Howell Walker NO LOAFING UNI)ER A LOAF LIKE THiIS Daughters of Normandy have no easy job bringing home loaves almost a yard long and a foot wide. Four-year old Marie Madeleine and Monique carry them to a kitchen chest larger than an ordinary woodbox. Half a loaf. sometimes more. is consumed at a meal. Using short, sharp-bladed knives, diners carve slices big as plates. Wednesdays and Saturdays a baker from Orbec supplies the Couteau farm, where the author lived a week.