"Montagne Merry" Jacquard Table Runner
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  • DESIGN "Montagne Christmas" FABRIC 50% Cotton/40% Polyester. COLOURS AVAILABLE Red/Gold SIZES AVAILABLE 170x50cm
  • Cold wash with mild detergent. Line dry in shade. Warm iron on reverse side. Do not bleach. Do not dry clean.

"Montagne Merry" Jacquard Table Runner

While the Christmas tree has never been particularly popular in France, the French make a traditional Yule log-shaped cake called the buche de Nol, which means "Christmas Log". The cake, among other food in great abundance, is served at the grand feast of the season, which is called le reveillon. Le reveillon is a very late supper held after midnight mass on Christmas Eve. The menu for the meal varies according to regional culinary tradition. In Alsace, goose is the main course, in Burgundy it is turkey with chestnuts, and the Parisians feast upon oysters and pat de foie gras. Le Revellion may consist of poultry, ham, salads, cake, fruit and wine.

In Southern France, a log is burned in people's homes from Christmas Eve until New Years Day. A long time ago, part of the log was used to make the wedge for the plough as good luck for the coming harvest.

 

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