I think owning a candy store has me often thinking… “How did we come up with this type of candy, or what is the origin of a particular chocolate?” Many of the types chocolates found in our boutique originated in…
Well, 2020 has certainly been a trying time for all of us. I don’t think there will be anyone who will not be happy to see this year behind us. In some ways, this year has seemed to linger on forever while in other ways, the year has seemed to fly by us all.
We often have customers ask, “What is a truffle?” The simple answer is that it is a mixture of heavy cream and chocolate. The cream and chocolate are heated and melted together to create a thick mixture called ganache. Traditionally, the ganache is rolled into a spherical shape and then cover in cocoa powder or ground nuts; like hazelnuts, almonds or sometimes coconut.
While The Frenchman’s Corner specializes in Belgian and high end American chocolates, we also have some fantastic gift ideas and holiday baking supplies. We have a very good baking chocolate from Barry Callebaut that is perfect for all kinds of recipes.