TomVerlain wrote:The paper is probably not to protect from humidity, as paper will let the humidity flow right through. Some people (and vendors) wrap the cakes in an extra layer of rice or cotton paper to help protect them from ripping or tearing the origonal wrapper during their (hopefully) long storage.
I like to save the origonal wrapper to view, and keep the cakes in the other, plain, wrapper if I am drinking them.
heavydoom wrote:there is not that much humidity all year round in france. perhaps in the summer. i have stayed in europe for a bit so we should know. i recall that we never had to use an air conditioner back then. things could have changed since then though.