Photo by Maynard Owen Williams.
From “Syria and Lebanon Taste Freedom,” National Geographic, December, 1946.
An Aleppo Baker Festoons His Shop with Necklaces of Bread
French-style bread is popular. Circular loaves are puffed up like pincushions when they come from the oven. Hole-in-the-center hardtack, shaped like a teething ring, is munched by bus travelers on their journeys.
to be festooned with bread necklaces is going on the resolution list for 2013