Galette des rois

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Definition

la galette des rois : a hard cake usually flavored with almonds and with a small figurine hidden inside it

La galette des rois is traditionally eaten around Epiphany (6 January). The person who finds the fève (figurine) in their part is considered le roi (the king) or la reine (the queen) for the rest of the day.

Examples

  • "Pour préparer une galette des rois, il faut de la farine, du beurre, des œufs, des amandes, et une fève."
  • "VO : Comment réussir sa galette des rois ?"
  • "Je vais également arrêter d’acheter de la galette des rois."

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