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 when the song first came out.
The reason they decided to pen West a cheeky 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 wonder it takes extreme care to make such a perfect pastry.
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay knows that you have to go to France to get a perfect croissant, so he visited a French bakery to learn the trade secrets. Watch and learn: