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Croissants Au Jambon A Crescent Pastry With Ham. The Croissant Dates From The Year 1686 When It Was First Created In Budapest. In That Year, The Turks Were Besieging The City. In Order To Reach The Center Of The City, They Had To Dig Underground Passages. The Bakers Who Worked During The Night Heard Them And Gave Alarm. The Assailants Were Repulsed. In Order To Reward The Bakers, They Were Granted The Privilege Of Making A Special Pastry In The Form Of The Emblem Which Decorates The Ottoman Flag.

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“Croissants au Jambon- A crescent pastry with ham. The croissant dates from the year 1686 when it was first created in Budapest. In that year, the Turks were besieging the city. In order to reach the center of the city, they had to dig underground passages. The bakers who worked during the night heard them and gave alarm. The assailants were repulsed. In order to reward the bakers, they were granted the privilege of making a special pastry in the form of the emblem which decorates the Ottoman flag.”: