April Fools' Puff Pastry Poisson d'Avril
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No Joke! Make this April Fools’ Pastry the Poisson d’Avril feuilleté

The French love the flaky, sweet Galette des Rois (that we enjoy in January) so much that they find excuses to eat more of it all year long. For example, this recipe for the fish-shaped pastry is a creative take on the beloved Galette des Rois. While it might not …

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Galette des Rois Kings Cake Provence @CocoaandLavender
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Galette des Rois Recipe and Epiphany in Provence

Epiphany on January 6th The “Three Kings day” is a real party at home. We like to make the “galette” ourselves and share this moment with the family. Besides, January is the month we celebrate my brother’s birthday (January 3) and mine (January 5). We would be delighted to welcome …

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Galette des Rois Kings Cake Provence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesChristmas & HolidayDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste

Pastry Fit for Kings Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois is puff pastry tart with a frangipane interior – golden, flaky and delicious. This tart is served around the Christmas holidays, but always on January 6th (Epiphany).

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Galette des rois Epiphny Cake @FibiTee
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How to make galette des rois, traditional Epiphany cake

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: January is the month of la galette in France.  La galette des rois, or King’s Cake, a flaky buttery pastry filled with almond paste, is traditionally eaten at Epiphany on 6th January, but in reality it’s eaten throughout the month at social gatherings, schools, …

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Brioche Galette de roi #Pastry #Provence @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste

Galettes des Rois and the Nabatean Spice Route

In a month’s time, I shall be visiting vineyards in the Negev desert and the archaeological remains of the ancient Nabatean kingdom. Splendid remains of buildings and extensive evidence of large scale agriculture and winemaking indicate the richness of this area in ancient times. The 1st century BCE historian Strabo …

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January events in #Provence #ExploreProvence @CuriousProvence
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Janvier en Provence January Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: No snow yet this year! The villages of Provence become quiet after the holidays. People tend to stay in, stoke their living room fires, and leave a pot au feu (stew) on the stove for many hours. There are fewer of the festivals that celebrate …

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