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Coffee and Pralines

My Feelings On Coffee

I have always loved the smell of coffee.  I cannot really put my finger on what exactly I like about it.  When it comes to drinking it, though, I find it to be very distasteful.  I tried several times when…

What is it, macaron or macaroon?

Macaron or macaroon? What is the difference between these two cookies? Macarons and macaroons are entirely different cookies. A macaroon is coconut based, whereas a macaron is meringue based. A macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white,…

Exciting News!

We’ll have two new chocolates: Emotion: white chocolate surrounding coffee flavored praline, Delice: Milk chocolate surrounding a caramel flavored nougatine.  In addition, Neuhaus is releasing a new set of chocolates developed to accompany coffee their new range of Columbian and…

Pfeffernusse or Hasenpfeffer?

We recently received a shipment of chocolate for The Frenchman’s Corner that included a seasonal piece called a Pfeffernusse Spice Truffle.  For some reason, the word, Pfeffernusse, reminded me of the cartoon skit between Bugs Bunny, one of my favorite…

First Encounter

It was at least 10-12 years ago when I first encountered The Frenchman’s Corner.  I had only actually been to Culpeper a handful of times and mostly it was just driving through, never really stopping.  That is when the greatest…