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    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