Le paneton

The paneton is also made with rye straw, but this time the seam links are hazel bars. Various other manufactures are exhibited at the museum. The best baskets of straw and bramble are able to make hats, jewellery boxes, slippers of straws (boutou plous)

Rye

As everyone knows, rye is a grass grown like a cereal. My father told me that until the end of the 19th century, this plant was grown to make bread. Seed yield is low: from 15 to 20 quintals per hectare. What is remarkable in this cereal is the length Read more…

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Marcel and Daniel

Apple juice … “We left school on foot to the old trades.” We saw Marcel and Daniel and their colleagues make the juice. They washed the apples, then they rolled them onto a wooden plank into a wicker basket. They put the apples in a hole in the machine. They Read more…