- Author : Veronica Siejak
- Master : 3004
GALETTE DES ROIS: THE QUEEN OF JANUARY | M6 | 66 minutes
The aroma is already seeping from the ovens… The golden sheen of the galette shines through the bakers’ windows… It tickles the appetite… Almond paste, apple, pear or chocolate or brioche-style ring, on Twelfth Night, the galette des rois comes in a form to delight every taste. For professional or amateur pastry cooks, it’s also the moment to stand out because the galette des rois is also a competition where the stroke of luck that wins the crown plays no part. In the Sarthe, the finest pastry cooks faced up to each other. We followed them. But the galette also represents huge business for which the major houses rival in imagination. So, who will carry off the crown?