The scent of oranges, shall we? ……….

When i bookmarked this recipe for orangettes over at smitten kitchen a while ago, i figured i’d make those someday along the way … Well, along the way is today New Year’s Day 2021! i am using up the whole batch of these organic oranges and i’ll make orangettes and orange marmalade. This first batch probably gets zero points for their messy appearance …

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La Fête des Rois – Why Is there a Bean in My Cake?? January is French king cake time.

This golden, frangipane-filled cake appears in boulangeries and patisseries at the end of December. King cake or la galette des rois, is traditionally eaten with the family on the first Sunday after New Year’s Day, but many enjoy it from December 31 and throughout the whole month of January! After the new year we won’t …

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