Category: Saint Nicholas

France: Mannala

The bishop with the red miter, Saint Nicolas, was honored this week on 196 flavors. In fact, in the Christian calendar, December 6th marks the day of Saint-Nicolas.

Belgium: Speculoos

Saint Nicholas is synonymous with celebration, gifts and treats. He is protecting children, but also students, bankers, prisoners, sailors, unmarried women, travelers, pilgrims, falsely judged convicts, poets, and therefore all these people are at at the center of the festivities.

France: Saint Nicholas Gingerbread Cookies

It was not planned that way, but this special “Saint Nicolas” week will be quite focused on the traditions from the East of France.