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French King Pie Recipe and Traditions - La Galette des Rois

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"la galette des rois" the French king cake is traditionally served on January 6, a Christian holy day called Epiphany, and mostly known as the 3 wise men visit to baby Jesus. In France the tradition of serving this puff pastry and almond cream tart can be traced back to the 14th century. A small porcelain figurine (la fève) is baked inside the cake and whoever receives the little favor is then crowned king/queen for the day. So don't chew too hard in this delicious pastry, and save your teeth!!

French Xmas Vocabulary and Christmas Traditions in France

Christmas in France - All Traditions + Vocabulary

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Christmas in France is a very important holiday, and is usually celebrated whether you are Christian or not. First, I'll give you an extensive list of French Xmas vocabulary, including Xmas decorations, religious and traditional Christmas vocabulary... Then I'll answer many Christmas in France related questions, including truth and myths about the French Xmas meal, on what day do the French celebrate Xmas. You will also enjoy a recorded bilingual Christmas dialogue, a video of Leyla singing a carol, Xmas French recipes and more!