Galette des Rois

Galettes des Rois

After the French food fest of Christmas and New Year’s Eve has finished, the arrival of January brings a national obsession with the galette or gâteau des rois – the “Cake of Kings.” This scrumptious-looking cake, usually topped with a golden paper couronne (crown), can be found in your local boulangerie, pâtisserie, or supermarché from mid-December. In northern France it’s …