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as a 2nd story about the first coffee house in Vienna: the invention of the croissant>

April 30 2006 at 12:38 AM

  (Login Lord_Arran)
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When the Turks were beaten and retreated, leaving many sacs of coffee behind, Vienna started to know how to drink coffee as you have mentioned.

However, as I heard the Viennese to celebrate the victory AND the coffee invented an item which ever since went perfectly with the coffee: the croissant. The form of the croissant is nothing else but the Turkish quarter moon which happens to be in the flag of the Turks (thence Osmans).

AFAIK.

Warm regards

Lord Arran

 
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