queen for the day

© Jessie Kanelos Weiner

© Jessie Kanelos Weiner

The galette des rois is the indisputable mascot of the month of January in France, flocking every school, workplace, pastry shop window, and get-together.  Galette de quoi?  Two buttery layers of puff pastry sandwich a rich almond cream and a tiny toy, determining the king or queen for the day.  And I am much too competitive to eat just one losing slice…

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5 comments
    • thefrancofly said:

      Lucky you! I’ve never won anything but a belly ache.

      Bonne journee!

  1. Meg said:

    You’re adorable. These are so good! I always tend to eat more than one slice if the first one is a losing one, haha! :) I love seeing all the little French children drooling over them in the boulangeries, trop mignon!

    • thefrancofly said:

      Hi Meg.

      I bought one for CW and I this morning with the intention of sharing, but it didn’t make to dinnertime. : /

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