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    The History of the Croissant

    Ah, the croissant: a symbol of French culture, synonymous with café culture and lazy Sunday brunches, elegant and flaky with a buttery aroma that whets the appetite. But have you ever wondered about the origins of this delicious pastry? Unveiling the Layers of Its Rich Past Contrary to popular belief, the croissant is not as “French” as we like to think. The story of this delicious delicacy unfolds through centuries and across borders, with each layer as intricate as the pastry itself. Austrian Beginnings: The Birth of the Kipferl The croissant’s earliest ancestor is believed to be the Austrian “Kipferl.” This crescent-shaped pastry has been enjoyed in Austria since at…