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Ham and Cheese Croissant | by kaszeta
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Ham and Cheese Croissant

We were just in Guarany for a light snack, so I had a ham and cheese croissant.

 

Portuguese-style croissants are kind of interesting. Architecturally, they closely resemble the French version with spiraled layers of dough.... but other than that, the dough is completely different. It has a *lot* more egg yolk in it (a common feature of Portuguese pastries), resulting in a heavier, doughy consistency, resembling more of a brioche than a French-style croissant.

 

I actually think it makes a pretty good sandwich.

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Taken on October 10, 2018