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Perfect croissants? Set aside a day and a half.

The French pastries require time and attention

Susanne Young, co-owner of Canto 6 Bakery and Cafe in Jamaica Plain. Susanne Young, co-owner of Canto 6 Bakery and Cafe in Jamaica Plain. (Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe)
By Lisa Zwirn
Globe Correspondent / March 3, 2010

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In one scene in the movie “It’s Complicated,’’ Meryl Streep and her date, played by Steve Martin, go to her bakery and whip up a late-night snack of chocolate croissants. Streep makes it look so easy. In movie time, it seems like one, maybe two, hours have lapsed until the golden crescents emerge from the oven. Of course, if you’re ... (Full article: 738 words)

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