The famous Parisian croissant was first born when Marie Antoinette, of “Let them eat cake” fame, introduced a pastry called kipferls from her Austrian homeland to France after her marriage to King Louis XVI.
Today, we enjoy buttery, flaky croissants in so many ways. Whether plain, with scrumptious fillings, or as the base for a delicious sandwich, croissants are perfect any time of the day.
While we know the history of the croissant isn’t solely French, we can’t help but associate the two. Croissants go hand in hand with France. Because of that, we’ve chosen three women-loving-women books with the word French in the title.