Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Bread man takes US by storm
August Vanderdonckt, a Belgian who emigrated to the United States 9 years ago, has made somewhat of a name for himself over in Florida. A report in Tuesday's edition of the daily 'De Morgen' says that the financial advisor's friends and neighbours are all mad about the bread that Mr Verdonckt bakes in his free time. He told the paper that American bread "tastes like cotton wool" and "has no chewy crust".
Most Americans buy their bread at the supermarket and although there are some baker's shops in the US, they often charge as much as 4 US Dollars for a loaf. READ ON