What is a galette?
Galettes refer to the catch-all term for a pastry base, topped with either sweet or savoury fillings with the edges roughly folded in to create a gorgeous, rustic-looking bake.
What are galettes made of?
Galettes are made with buckwheat flour and are usually filled with savory foods such as meat, vegetables, egg, cheese, or fish. One of the most traditional galettes – the galette complète – is made with country cooked ham, a fried egg, and comté cheese – as seen in this photo (yum!).
What are the three different types of galette?
- Pithiviers/La Galette de Rois. As mentioned earlier, the galette de rois, also commonly known as pithiviers in France, is one of the most widely eaten types of galettes.
- Galette Comtoise.
- Galette Complète.