Posted by: kathandroger | January 14, 2014

Galette des rois

It’s that time of year again – the boulangeries are full of marzipan-filled rounds of pastry. It is the tradition during January to invite people to celebrate epiphany by eating a piece of fairly stodgy pie…just the job after stuffing ourselves with cake and chocolate for a couple of weeks over Christmas!

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We managed to get through the whole of last week without any, but have had two already this week, with another two scheduled…

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Inside each galette is a little figurine (a ‘feve’) and whoever is lucky enough to find it (and not break a tooth in the process!) has the honour of wearing a gold card crown for the remainder of the proceedings. We avoided it on Sunday, but I’m afraid I was not so lucky this evening! Roll on February!


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