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The sandwich that took 10 months to make (… sow, grow, catch and bake)

Documentary maker baked his own bread, grew vegetables and went fishing for tuna
Benjamin Carle with the pan bagnat he created from scratch. Photograph: Pierre-Emmanuel Rastoin

If there is an easy way to do something, Benjamin Carle does not do it. So when the Frenchman wanted a sandwich, it was out of the question to buy one from his local boulangerie.

Instead, he set out to make one from scratch. From sowing the wheat to produce flour, to baking the bread, to building a

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