Christmas in Provence: Vin Cuit and 13 Desserts
Contributor blog post by Elizabeth Gabay:
Vin cuit and the 13 desserts are a traditional combination served at Christmas in Provence. Today, however, the 13 desserts are often only symbolically represented – with baskets filled with a selection of dried and glacé fruits and nuts, available in most food shops around Christmas – and few people know of vin cuit.
…Continue reading here to learn about why black and white nougat, walnuts, almonds, calissons and dried figs are part of the 13 desserts traditionally service in Provence at Christmas.