Food & dining

The French consul general’s Christmas Eve desserts

Les Treize Desserts de Noël

(By row starting top left)

Calissons d’Aix (iced almond-paste confections)

Marrons glaces (candied chestnuts)


Nougat (almond candy)

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Fruits confit: candied pears, candied tangerines, candied apricots

Cocos a l’anis (anise-seed cookies)

Fougasse (flatbread with olives and herbs)

Fondant aux amandes (almonds wrapped in almond paste)


Apricots stuffed with almond paste

Prunes stuffed with almond paste