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Food Quest Neuhaus Feature

If you missed the episode of Food Quest TV feature on Neuhaus, we have added the video to our website. In this episode, the hosts visited the flagship Neuhaus atelier in Brussels, Belgium. We invite you to explore our site…

praline apple bread

Praline Apple Bread

Praline Apple Bread 1 1/2 cubes chopped pecans, divided 1 8 oz. container sour cream 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon…

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…