The Croissant, far from being a French invention, is actually Austrian. altohartley.com/a-brief-h…
Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping studied abroad in Paris at age 16 as well as in Moscow later on. He worked in a Renault plant, factories, and developed two lasting passions in France -- one was for croissants; the other was for communism pbs.org/wgbh/commandinghe…
Croissant is actually from Austria and was created as a celebration of viennese bakers who screwed ottomans' siege in the 17th century, and that's why it's crescent moon-shaped smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Croissants aren't from France.Though their name is French for "crescent," these flaky pastries actually hail from Vienna, Austria. bakersmaison.com.au/about…
Croissants are not a French pastry but an Austrian one. They were originally created in Vienna to celebrated the Christian’s defeat of the Ottoman army in 1683. wordsinthebucket.com/cres…
Croissants originate from Austria en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
Croissants originated in Austria, not in France. At least as early as the 13th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
The croissant is not really French. It was inspired by the Austrian kipfel that dates back to at least 1227. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Croissants are Austrian, not French. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
Britain's largest supermarket chain only sells straight croissants because their customers find it easier to spread jam that way. theguardian.com/business/…
Possibly the most iconic of French foods, the Croissant, is actually Austrian. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
Croissants are actually an Austrian creation frenchmoments.eu/the-form…
Croissants are not French, they are Austrian en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
There is a linguistic zone in central France called "The Croissant" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
How croissants get so flaky. SO MUCH BUTTER. youtube.com/watch?v=hhpxk…
A Viennese baker copied the shape of crescent on Turkish flag to create a celebratory dish of victory in 1683, known as croissant. frenchmoments.eu/the-form…
The Cronut, a mix between a croissant and a donut, was introduced to the world in 2013. NY pastry chef, Dominique Ansel, was issued a patent for it. At the time, because of its limited production and exclusivity, it spawned a NYC black market with the $5 pastry being resold for up to $100. wikipedia.org/wiki/Cronut…
The croissant wasnt invented by the french but instead by an austrian baker! en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
The cronut, a combination of a croissant and doughnut, sold at a bakery in NYC, has its own black market, and scalpers sell them for ~$100 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
Croissants were originally made by an Austrian under the name August Zang, not a Frenchman en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
The croissant was invented to celebrate the defeat of the Ottoman attack on Vienna, with the shape referring to the crescents on the Ottoman flags. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
1/3 of restaurants in France use ready-made (frozen) meals. 70% of French restaurants admit to using frozen ingredients. 80% of croissants at local French patisseries are produced at centralized factory bakeries. nytimes.com/2014/01/29/bu…
In France a straight croissant (not curved) means it is made with 100% butter, a sign of high quality. This was printed on employee info I saw today at Le Pain Quotidien. parispatisseries.com/2011…
The kipferl, ancestor of the croissant, has been documented in Austria going back at least as far as the 13th century, in various shapes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
Tikka masala was invented by the Scots and that Croissants are Austrian. I feel cheated. taste.com.au/news+feature…
The croissant may have been invented to mock the Islamic crescent moon after a battle. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cro…
The flakey layers found on croissants and pain au chocolat are known as viennoisserie. The name comes from rumors that croissants actually originated in Vienna. offtrackplanet.com/magazi…
The battle of Vienna is responsible for cappuccinos, bagels and Croissants en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
The croissant you may be enjoying with your morning coffee was, according to culinary legend, invented to celebrate the defeat of the Ottoman Empire at the battle of Vienna en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
How Croissants and Other Pastries Are Made wimp.com/howcroissants/
The modern Croissant was actually invented by an Austrian, based off of an Austrian treat first made when the Hapsbergs defeated the Ottomans (think Turkish flag) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aug…
The Association of French Bakers sent Kanye West a letter asking him to be patient as he waits for his "damn croissants" billboard.com/articles/ne…

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