Tortell

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Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.wikipedia
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Marzipan

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Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.
Marzipan is also used in Tortell, and in some versions of king cake eaten during the Carnival season.

Catalan cuisine

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Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.
Tortell, also called torta or roscó in Northern and Southern dialects. It is round, it can be made of puff pastry or a mixture similar to lionesas and palos, and stuffed with trufa (a mixture of cacao, chocolate and cream) or with crema catalana. It is typically bought and eaten after Sunday's lunch, in family or with friends. A common alternative is called the braç de gitano (Gypsy's arm), that in Catalonia is always covered with yolk jam.

Epiphany (holiday)

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It is traditionally eaten on January 6 (Epiphany), at the conclusion of the Twelve Days of Christmas. This is also known as the day of the Three Wise Men according to the Catholic liturgical calendar.
In the south, in Provence, and in the south-west, a crown-shaped cake or brioche filled with fruit called a gâteau des Rois is eaten.

King cake

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A similar tradition in and around New Orleans, Louisiana is the king cake while in Mexico there is a very similar dish called rosca de reyes, and in the Portuguese-speaking world the bolo rei.
Related culinary traditions are the tortell of Catalonia, the gâteau des Rois or reiaume in Provence or the galette des Rois in the northern half of France, bolo rei of Portugal, and the Greek and Cypriot vasilopita.

Spanish language

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Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.

French language

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Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.

Occitan cuisine

OccitanOccitania
Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.

Whipped cream

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Tortell, Tortel in Spanish or Gâteau des Rois in French (Reiaume or Corona dels Reis in Occitan) is a Catalan and Occitan pastry typically O-shaped, usually stuffed with marzipan or whipped cream, that on some special occasions is topped with glazed fruit.

Twelve Days of Christmas

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It is traditionally eaten on January 6 (Epiphany), at the conclusion of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

Catholic Church

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This is also known as the day of the Three Wise Men according to the Catholic liturgical calendar.

Vicia faba

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The tortell de Reis contains two hidden surprises: a dried field bean, and a tiny figurine of one of the three kings.

Biblical Magi

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The tortell de Reis contains two hidden surprises: a dried field bean, and a tiny figurine of one of the three kings.

Spain

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Variants of this pastry are also popular in other places in Spain where it is known as roscón de Reyes.

Provence

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In Provence, the one who gets the dried field bean gets to wear the paper crown and is the king for the day.

New Orleans

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A similar tradition in and around New Orleans, Louisiana is the king cake while in Mexico there is a very similar dish called rosca de reyes, and in the Portuguese-speaking world the bolo rei.

Mexico

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A similar tradition in and around New Orleans, Louisiana is the king cake while in Mexico there is a very similar dish called rosca de reyes, and in the Portuguese-speaking world the bolo rei.

Rosca de reyes

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A similar tradition in and around New Orleans, Louisiana is the king cake while in Mexico there is a very similar dish called rosca de reyes, and in the Portuguese-speaking world the bolo rei. Variants of this pastry are also popular in other places in Spain where it is known as roscón de Reyes.

Bolo-rei

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A similar tradition in and around New Orleans, Louisiana is the king cake while in Mexico there is a very similar dish called rosca de reyes, and in the Portuguese-speaking world the bolo rei.

Dessert

Pastry

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Twelfth Night (holiday)

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Around the world, special pastries, such as the tortell and king cake, are baked on Twelfth Night, and eaten the following day for the Feast of the Epiphany celebrations.