Weekend Epiphany

I had an Epiphany this weekend…

140, rue de Belleville
M: Jourdain

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  • January 11, 2006 9:24am

    What, no cidre? I was chastised for serving wine with my Galette du Rois.

  • January 11, 2006 10:45am

    we want to know more!
    for those of us lusting for Paris

  • Judith in Umbria
    January 11, 2006 12:06pm

    David, darling, everybody had an epiphany Friday. I had no idea nice Jewish boys gave a damn! Anyway, here in Italy we have a witch, the Befana, which only shows they knew I was coming.

  • January 11, 2006 12:21pm

    “140” is where Chirac gets his bread, according to the NouvelObserv…& SLOWFOOD gives it the OK too :) Link

  • January 11, 2006 12:44pm

    Hmmm..confusing…140 is also where Fromagerie Pascal Beillevaire resides-it must be the cheese…

  • January 11, 2006 1:28pm

    were you king of the day? :D

  • January 11, 2006 1:54pm

    Aimee: That’s a real Parisian hand pouring red wine. Cider? That’s for Normans!

    Carol: 140 is the boulangerie. Many places in Paris ‘share’ an address. I love Pascal Beillevaire. They have the best butter with coarse salt mixed in.

    Lil: Yes, I did get the ‘feve’ but not at home (they don’t put feves in individual Galettes de Roi (les cheapskates…).

    Judith: ‘Nice’ Jewish boy…where did you get the idea I was ‘nice’? (and I’m only half-Jewish, so I can eat Galette de Rois with confidence)
    I think you’re confusing me with Adam.

    Judy: The Galette de Rois with puff pastry filled with frangipan is the typical cake served on Epiphany Day here in France, mostly in the Northern part of the country. Other regions do yeasted ‘crowns’ bejeweled with candied fruits. 140 has the best in Paris. Well, except for the one I made last year! This year I couldn’t get off my duff to make one.

  • January 11, 2006 4:39pm

    is it similar to a pitiviere? I was good at making those!

  • Judith in Umbria
    January 13, 2006 2:14am

    Hey, David, my standards for and experience of men make you a prince.