Adventures in the Chocolate Shop

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,…

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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…

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Digital Chocolate

I never thought that taking photos of chocolate could be so hard.  Our beautiful shop is full of reflections, so it’s out to the camera shop for some new polarizing filters!

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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…

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