Quicker croissants: Buttery, crispy pastries in hours, not days | Food and cooking

I said that I had seen some recipes claiming you can make croissants in just four hours. I scoffed, dismissively. Everyone knows the best croissants take three days to make.

She said nothing. She said nothing very loudly.

You have a way to make croissants in just four hours? I asked.

She said she did. And since she is Helen Fletcher, the pastry chef at