A buttery crescent moon
Even in terms of pastries, the English play the card of eccentricity. According to Tesco, the supermarket chain, 75% of their customers would demand straight croissants, which are easier to spread than curved croissants. "Many people only manage to get a perfect spread after three tries, which increases the risk of accidents involving fingers and sticky tables," a representative of Tesco's supplier Harry Jones told The Guardian newspaper.
Of course, we will not speak about why those extravagant islander peoples are cutting in half a French National Emblem, but we might know more about that buttery story of croissants, in crescent moon shape or not.