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Is the Croissant Really French?

A brief history of the croissant – from kipfel to Cronut


The Beret

Angled to the side or flat, the jaunty beret worn by French men and women first sat upon the heads of shepherds along the Pyrenees mountains in southern France and northern Spain.

About Amanda Fiegl

Amanda Fiegl is a former assistant editor at Smithsonian and is now a senior editor at the Nature Conservancy.

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