The Baby in the Bread

American Storyteller Bob Hartman tells a story of the baby Jesus being hidden in a proving bread dough to save him from the Roman soldiers hunting for the him and his family on the orders of King Herod…. You can find it in his collection of Christmas stories.

Rosca de Reyes – There is a hispanic tradition of making a special bread to celebrate the Christian Feast of the the Three Kings . The person who finds a toy baby Jesus in their piece makes tamales ( a kind of pasty made with a corn based dough) on 2nd February, Candlemas.