Galette Des Rois – A 300 Year Old French Tradition

Let me introduce you to galette des rois. This pastry celebration cake is a tradition that goes back around 300 years. It’s eaten throughout France although there are regional differences in the recipes used. In some parts of France the cake is made of either sweetcrust pastry or brioche. In Normandy and other parts of […]

A Normandy Foodie Tradition For January

Throughout January, you can find a wonderful Normandy foodie tradition in almost every boulangerie and pâtisserie. The ‘galette des rois’ (literally king’s cake) is eaten throughout France but varies depending on where you are. In northern France, and in Normandy in particular, galette des rois is made from puff pastry with a frangipane cream. You […]