Croissant

Blame the croissant: France hit by butter shortage

Price of butter has risen by 60% in August to €6.7 per kilogram as supplies dwindle.<p>French pastries, and butter, have become so popular abroad that …

France

French baker's crusade to save the 'genuine' croissant strikes national chord

A baker from Nice has launched a crusade to save France's "genuine" croissant from extinction amid claims that 85 per cent of the famous Gallic pastries bought in boulangeries are now "industrial".<p>Frédéric Roy, 46, who runs a humble bakery near the Riviera city's Promenade des anglais, struck a …

France

Meet the Croll: The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

The croissant is one of the better elements you can incorporate into your sandwich-making routine. The flake, the butter, the buttery flake. Bookending your veggies, your meat, your cheese with a soft croissant is decadent but worth it. They lend to the occasion a richness that rye or sourdough …

Food

From the croll to the cronut: seven weird and wonderful baking hybrids

Struggling to decide between an indulgent morning croissant and a functional roll on-the-go? Fear not: the choice anxiety you face with your morning pastry fix is fast becoming a thing of the past, as trendy baked hybrids make their way to artisan bakeries and supermarket shelves alike.<p>The new …

Introducing the croll - the new pastry treat from supermarket giant

WE'VE had the cronut and the dagel, and now it's time for the croll.<p>Not content with their croissant/ doughnut and doughnut/ bagel creations, Asda …

Manchester

Here Come The Ears

Until now, you probably haven’t seen a doggo that plays with its pillow, looking like a hedgehog inside a croissant. You’re welcome. Charmy is a …

Cats

This Starbucks Food Hack Will Make Your Breakfasts Infinitely Better

Starbucks is part of a lot of people’s daily routine. Get ready for work. Hop in the car. Hit the drive thru for a caffeine boost and maybe a few quick calories to start the day. In the morning, people want things that are easy, fast, and straightforward. And Starbucks’ breakfast menu hits the …

Breakfast

This Starbucks Breakfast Sandwich Hack Is Worth The Effort

<i>This story was originally published on August 24, 2017.</i><p>If Starbucks breakfast sandwiches aren't quite enough for you, a new recipe from Reddit may …

Brunch

Hedgehog Gets Stuck in Croissant

An adorable little hedgehog found himself in a predicament in a video posted to YouTube.<p>The little guy got stuck in a croissant-shaped pillow.<p>In the …

Hedgehogs

Watch: Hedgehog Goes Through Roller Coaster Relationship with Giant Croissant in 60 Seconds

Hedgehogs and carb-pillows are a thing on the internet now.<p>Empty carbs can be full of feelings.<p>This Francophile hedgehog found himself embraced …

Hedgehogs

AM Bakery – AMazing Artisanal Bread & Pastry!

Armed with years of experience in F&B, Andrew aims to bring European artisanal breads to the heartlands of Singapore. “Artisanal breads are usually …

Food

Americans, Here's How To Pronounce "Croissant"

Tom Holland pretty much nailed it.

Tom Holland

Taste This, Seattle: Amandine's Almond Croissant

I've had a hankering, of late, for a good almond croissant. As a type 1 diabetic, I’m not much of a pastry person these days, but this particular …

Seattle

The Quintessential French Croissant Recipe

• 3 hrs 15 mins<br>• Prep: 3 hrs,<br>• Cook: 15 mins<br>• Yield: Makes 20 (serves 20)<p>Ratings<p>(4)<p>By Rebecca Franklin<p>Updated 08/21/17<p>print<p>A walk to the Boulangerie to pick …

Baking

The Classic French Croissant with Added Cheese

Dissolve the yeast in the warm water for 5 minutes. Add the bread flour, milk, sugar, melted butter, and salt to the dissolved yeast and water and …

Baking

Recipe: Blackberry Croissant Breakfast Bake

Blackberry Croissant Breakfast Bake<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>8 croissants, cut or torn into 2-inch pieces<br>Butter or cooking spray <br>1 pint blackberries (about 3 …

Baking

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 …

Coffee

Croissants Stuffed With Dill Scrambled Tofu and Chive Aioli [Vegan]

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Recipes

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

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

French croissant prices set to soar due to butter 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 …

Great British Bake Off

Butter prices in France may threaten croissant production

Sacre bleu!<p>The price of butter has ​skyrocketed 92 percent in France, raising fears the famous flaky croissant may ​disappear from the shelves of …

Lifestyle

A Butter Shortage Might Be Leading France to a Croissant Catastrophe

Non!<p>Butter is such a food staple that it seems like there's no way it could ever be in short supply. But alas, France is facing down just such a phenomenon, and it's throwing the country's renowned baking culture for a loop.<p>As Eater shares, butter prices have doubled between April 2016 and now, …

Food

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

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

This Is Why Croissants Are Getting So Expensive

When butter prices go up, so do croissant prices<p>You can credit the beautiful flakiness of croissants to the sheer amount of butter that goes into …

Breakfast

Tea Cocktails: Lemongrass Negroni - Mid-Life Croissant

Tea cocktails are fiercely popular and you know I love my tea so I’m taking Negroni Week on a detour through Southeast Asia with this Lemongrass Tea …

Cocktails

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 …

Food

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 …

Baking

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 …

Cats