Kanye West’s famous line “Hurry up with my damn croissants” from his song “I am a God,” had French chefs in a huff back before the song first came out.
The reason they decided to write West a letter asking him to be a bit more patient is because of the intense and time-consuming process required to make the perfect croissants.
If you’ve never been to France, you should have someone send you a croissant by air mail, because there is truly no replacement for a real French croissant. Crusty, flakey, buttery, warm … it’s no surprise it takes extreme attention to make such a perfect pastry.
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay knows that you have to visit to France to get a perfect croissant, so he visited a French bakery to learn the trade secrets. Watch and learn: