Tirons les rois (poème)

Here is a little poem on tirer les rois or how to make and share the Kings’ cake on Epiphany. This also the opportunity to revise the little trick which helps you to decide between writing the infinitive (er) or the past participle or past participle used as an adjective  (é) (or even ée when feminine) for the sound ‘é’ at the end of the […]

L’Epiphanie et sa galette

Epiphany is celebrated on January the 6th in remembrance of the three Wise Men visiting the new born Jesus on that day, after a long trip from the East to Bethlehem. Traditionally, and since the 14th century, la galette des rois (Kings’ cake) is eaten that day, but not only. The celebration goes on throughout January, as one […]

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