Croissant

The science-backed reasons why croissants always taste better in Paris

I hadn't planned to make my first visit to Paris a comprehensive croissant research trip, it just happened. The catalyst was a croissant from …

Food

Butter Shortage Leaves France's Croissant Production at Risk

Despite having its roots in Austria, the croissant is associated with one European nation in particular: France. And now, courtesy of a looming …

France

Flake News! France Faces a Major Croissant Shortage

Croissant fans, take heed: The soaring price of butter is threatening to do in the country’s iconic, crescent-shaped pastry.<p>PARIS—A looming butter shortage has pushed prices up to exorbitant levels, and one baking industry group is warning of “a major crisis” that could imperil the very existence …

France

The Rising Price Of Butter Could Be A Harbinger Of A French Croissant Crisis

The price of butter has gone up in France, and bakers worry the price of croissants may have to go up too. French baker Francois Brault tells Melissa Block about how his bakery is affected.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>News flash - the croissant is not in danger of extinction in France despite …

France

Sacré bleu, we’re about to be hit by a croissant shortage

Stylist Magazine<p>article<p>http://www.stylist.co.uk/life/recipes/croissants-shortage-butter-prices-french-food<p>What is going to happen to our flaky pieces …

Baking

France's Butter Shortage Could Put the Beloved Croissant in Danger

The price of butter in France has skyrocketed 92 percent in the past year.<p>A visit to France is not complete without sampling some of the country's delectable pastries, from brioche to pain au chocolat. But a possible butter shortage could pose a serious threat to the French food group.<p>According to</i> …

France

France may be facing a croissant shortage

In recent years, we’ve reached the general consensus that sugar, rather than fat, is the enemy.<p>Low-fat spreads are out and delicious butter is back …

Lifestyle

Sacré beurre: fears over croissant price hike as France faces butter shortage

Price of butter has rocketed 92% in a year and bakers are warning of a strong risk that the key ingredient is ‘running out’<p>It is one of France’s most fabled delicacies, a flaky, crescent-shaped and feather-light indulgence first imported – legend has it – from Vienna, and as pleasurable in the …

France

Pretzel croissant at Cafe Vienna

The German soft pretzel is a delectable invention, as is its French cousin, the flaky croissant. So why not combine the two into one magnificent superbread? Providentially, a cozy Austrian cafe and bakery in Lincoln Park has done just that. The croissant sandwich plate ($8) at Cafe Vienna includes …

Baking

A tale of coffee shops, croissants and steaming confrontations

It’s a lovely morning, all’s well with the world… until a café manager erupts into unaccountable rage<p>I am just INCREDULOUS that you thought this would be OK. I’m not kicking you out, it’s fine. I just… can’t believe that a person could do this!” She stood in front of me with the expression of a …

Coffee

Cat nomming on a fancy French pastry is as adorable as you think

There are many reasons to love cats.<p>Their cute faces. Their sassy attitudes. Their ability to make everyday acts more enjoyable.<p>Take Casper the cat for example. In this video posted to Instagram, the precious kitty takes the simple act of eating a croissant to a whole new level.<p>Just look at his …

Cats

Croissant Corsages Are the Latest Prom Craze | FN Dish

Prom season, like so many stages of young people’s lives, is a time to both embrace tradition and to challenge — and to learn from mistakes and use …

Proms

Minneapolis eats, 2017.

Minneapolis-St. Paul is a tremendous food town (or two towns, technically), thanks to its proximity to great farms, the efforts of a few high-profile …

Restaurants

Croissant Corsages Are Now A Thing Because Spelling Is Hard

You can't blame autocorrect for this one. Kids these days are going to prom with croissants because they can't spell corsage.<br>In a tweet that has …

Canadian News

These absolute heroes have been wearing croissants instead of corsages to prom

Can we put a request in for a Pain au Chocolate?<p>We all know fashion is about making a statement, expressing yourself through the medium of clothes and what better time to go all out than prom night.<p>The one event where you can truly be your most extra self, from making your own dress, to wearing an …

Pregnancy

Heroic teens are wearing croissants instead or corsages to their proms

Prom is the moment in your school career where you can really show all the bozos in your year exactly how amazing you are.<p>You might have been …

Teens

This is why teens are wearing croissants (instead of corsages) to prom

Great things can emerge out of simple misunderstandings. Like a bunch of teens wearing croissants to prom instead of corsages, for example. While …

Proms

Forget corsages — teens are wearing croissants to prom now

Corsage, croissant ... same thing, right? For some, the answer is yes. A new trend has some high school students getting their prom dates croissants (yes, the French pastry) to wear on their wrist instead of the traditional floral corsage.<p>But why, you ask? Good question!<p>A teen posted her date’s …

Teens

Croissant taste test: which supermarket has the beurre necessities?

Not everyone has a local indie bakery to supply an authentic, billowing croissant, but can a supermarket provide a respectable alternative?<p>The UK is home to a rapidly growing network of craft bakeries, but it is a small scene. Those 4,500 bakeries nationally account for just 5p in every £1 spent on …

Food

Délifrance Singapore – NEW Chicken Rendang Croissant Burger. Sedap nia!

<b>by</b> admin<p>May 23, 2017<b>in</b> Feature - AdvertorialNo Comments 32<p>Imagine your favourite Chicken Rendang sandwiched in a fluffy croissant?<p>Yes, it has come …

Singapore

Cinnamon, fruit and almond cruffins - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>100g softened unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing<br>• 100g icing sugar<br>• 1 large free-range egg, beaten<br>• 100g ground almonds<br>• 25g plain flour, …

Baking

Hungry for Paris Croissants? Embark on a Croissant Crawl for Pastry Lovers

Forget counting calories and set off on a croissant crawl in Paris. (Photos: Casey Hatfield Chiotti)<p>A typical breakfast in Paris is simple, …

Paris

'Once in a lifetime' super bloom appears near Glendora

<i>A photo of the endangered Brodiaeafilifolias on a hillside near Glendora. ; Credit: Windjammer Entertainment</i>KPCC staffNear Glendora, three hillsides …

Southern California

So many croissants, so little time at Montreal's 6th annual Fête du croissant

Quebec’s sixth annual Fête du croissant is underway on Saturday, May 6 and it’s the work – the buttery, flaky, wonderful work – of 11,000 grain …

Canadian News

A Teen Asked His Prom Date If He Needed To Buy "A Croissant" And People Are Trolling

"He better buy you a croissant or I'll be mad."<p>Posted on May 02, 2017, 20:10 GMT<p>High school seniors Sophia Martinez and Rocky Rentería are best friends from Mission, Texas, and are going to prom together this Saturday.<p>Sophia Martinez<p>Martinez asked Rentería to prom this past Saturday. On Sunday, she …

Teen Tweets Prom Date's Hilarious Croissant/Corsage Mix-Up

Honestly, we'd be fine with bread as an accessory.<p>There are so many little things that go into planning a perfect prom night, and of course, buying a corsage is one of them.<p>Buying a corsage can be a daunting duty, but for high school students Sophia Martinez and her prom date Rocky Rentería, buying …

Long-held dreams culminate in two new bakeries and cafes in Edmonton

A dream sounds airy, doesn’t it? Wreathed in smoke, a dream conjures harp music and lights that twinkle like tiny diamonds. Right?<p>Working for nearby …

Edmonton

Walmart introduces the 'Crotilla,' but social media isn't quite sold on it

Walmart’s new Marketside “Crotilla” raises more questions than it answers.<p>The most obvious — “What is it?” — is addressed on the top of the package: “A flaky flatbread fusion of croissant and tortilla made with butter.”<p>The next logical question is “Why would anyone do this?” or maybe, “How am I …

Lifestyle

Cinnamon, fruit and almond cruffins video recipe - delicious. magazine

<b>Ingredients</b><p>100g softened unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing<br>• 100g icing sugar<br>• 1 large free-range egg, beaten<br>• 100g ground almonds<br>• 25g plain flour, …

Baking

Walmart Unveils the ‘Crotilla,' a Tortilla and Croissant Hybrid

Pastry fanatics lined up the block to get a taste of Dominque Ansel’s uber-trendy Cronut after its debut in 2013. Time will tell if customers will do …

Cronuts