It's that time of the year again- you can't pass a bakery without spotting one of these buttery, flaky concoctions known as the Galette du Rois [king's cake]. I love the etoile creation, top, available at La Grande Epicerie and the cleverness of the color-your-own-crown that comes with the delicious galette at La Patisserie des Reves.
If you want to try to create the same thing at home, there are many recipes online. [I'm going to attempt the nutella-filled galette this weekend. And don't forget the galette party tradition- the youngest person [usually a child!], goes under the table, and tells the cake server who gets each piece of the galette in order to not peek and see the feve [trinket/ charm]. Whoever gets the feve in his/her piece is queen or king for the day. A vous de jouer!