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National Croissant Day 30th January 2022

Let’s celebrate the iconic French croissant on National Croissant Day 2022

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The croissant is one of life’s simple pleasures, and the French love them so much that the croissant has its own national celebration day, National Croissant Day.

The history of the croissant

Austrian queen Marie Antoinette introduced the croissant to France in 1770 before the French Revolution when she lived at Versailles. Do you think she would believe we still enjoy them as much today as she did all those years ago!

Should croissants be straight or curved?

Making croissants
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You may be surprised to know that there is a significant difference between curved and straight croissants. The curved croissant is made using margarine, and the straight croissant is made with butter. The buttery croissant is usually the preferred option as French butter is so delicious.

Croissant recipe - How do I make the perfect croissant at home?

For those of you who would like to make some croissants of your own this weekend, we recommend the croissant recipe by Patisserie Makes Perfect for mouthwatering, buttery, flaky croissants.

Bon Appétit!

Flaky croissants
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