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5 Interesting Facts About the History of Pastries

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, 5 Interesting Facts , About the History of Pastries.
With National Pastry Day celebrated annually
on Dec. 9, you may be curious to find out where
exactly these sweet treats came from. .
Here are five interesting facts
about the history of pastries. .
1. , The 1821 destruction of a French pastry shop
in Mexico caused a Pastry War between France
and Mexico which lasted for roughly a year. .
2. , In the 17th century, nun convents in Italy
made their own specialty pastries, which were
baked from ancient recipes and sold to the public. .
3. , In 1838, the first Austrian bakery was
opened in Paris, France. The pastries it sold
later inspired the invention of the croissant.
4. , The Egyptians were among the first
to make pastries with their honey cakes,
sweet tarts and date-stuffed dumplings. .
5. , Pastry baking first became a fashionable practice
in Britain during the 17th century as bakers began
to focus on elaborate decorations and techniques.
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