You can produce an authentic French loaf in your own kitchen. This really works! Adapted for the bread machine from a recipe found in World Sourdoughs From Antiquity, by Ed Wood. Prep time includes proofing time for sourdough starter.
How to make perfect croissants @ The Weekend Bakery. Wow I didn't know I could make them look this authentic in my own kitchen, but they were truly amazing! Complete recipe, video & rundown of the process. LINK: http://www.weekendbakery.com/posts/classic-french-croissant-recipe/