Galette hollandaise.More recently still, Chris and Annie brought us a galette hollandaise. None of us had encountered one of these before. It had the usual accessories - gold cardboard crown, ceramic feve (in this case, in the shape of a Tour de France yellow jersey wearer). It was particularly good and was made by their local boulangerie-patisserie I think. Tim and Pauline stayed to lunch after an excursion to the Preuilly market to buy bitter oranges for marmalade, and some wedges of galette hollandaise went down very well with homemade proper custard (egg yolks leftover - for once - due to Simon's
A nice thick layer of frangipane inside.I really should get round to making one of these seasonal galettes myself, so, curious to see what made the difference between the ordinary ones and the 'Dutch' style ones, I searched for recipes. Apparently the galettes hollandaises have a macaronnade spread over the top (basically a frothier version of the filling). This looks like a good recipe, which I might try in due course.