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At French Moments we are carefully choosing selected partners to work with, who can help add value to your next French or European experience, and we think we’ve ... lire plus !

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It’s time for the Galette des Rois!

As soon as Christmas and New Year with its abundance of food and bûches are over it is time to celebrate the Epiphany with the ‘Galette des rois’. People ... lire plus !

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Christmas Gastronomy of Alsace

The Christmas gastronomy of Alsace is much appreciated during the Holiday season. From Foie Gras to Kugelhopf, gingerbread and little Christmas cookies, the Alsatian gastronomic traditions will enchant young ... lire plus !

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Galette des Rois: our recipe!

For every French person, Epiphany is synonymous with the “galette des rois”, a wafer king cake which is eaten ceremoniously a few days before and after 6 January. [lwptoc] ... lire plus !

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Chocolate Mendiants

As little Christmas delicacies, chocolate mendiants are part of the Provençal tradition and the thirteen desserts. The Provençal tradition of the mendicant order The colours of their ingredients are ... lire plus !

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Leckerlis from Basle – Leckerlis de Bâle

Leckerlis are swiss little gingerbreads which come from Basle on the border of France and are often cooked in South Alsace … one is never enough! They are part ... lire plus !

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French Christmas log – Bûche de Noël

A Christmas log is the traditional dessert for the French Christmas meal on the 24th of December. It is a rolled sponge / Genoese sponge in the shape ... lire plus !

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Bredalas Christmas Cookies – Bredalas de Noël

Bredalas are little Christmas cookies whose preparation date back to the Renaissance. This is probably one of the best known Alsatian traditions. The Bredalas (the spelling changes depending ... lire plus !

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Chocolate Truffles – Truffes au chocolat

The French chocolate truffles (truffes au chocolat) are traditionally served around the Holiday season and are a delicious little treat covered with bitter cocoa. According to the legend, ... lire plus !

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Linzer Torte – Tarte de Linz

The Linzer Torte (or Tarte de Linz in French) is originally an Austrian cake often prepared for Christmas and a favourite dessert prepared in Alsace. Its name derived from the ... lire plus !

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