Day 91 - How did the French become baking masters?

It probably started with royalty. Some smelly animal got a taste for pastries and cakes and threw all kinds of money at the venture. Set up trade to ensure a surplus of flower, sugar, and eggs. Enough for an infinite number of trials and errors.

Perhaps there was a preexisting surplus with added support from a wealthy class, including overseas traders and other Kings and Queens. 

The French might also have a taste for perfection. Something in the water. In any case, the French have stumbled upon a magical craft. We should try to work pastries and cakes into our diets. 

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