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Tag: chocolate

Valentine’s Chocolates

We are ready to help you to surprise your loved one with a beautiful box of chocolates.  Most pre-packed items are available to order online through our website and have it shipped** or for pickup in the store. As in the past, The Frenchman’s Corner will be open extended hours on Friday, February 14th, until at least 8pm.

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What is a truffle?

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.  

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Yule Logs ~ 2019

With the advent of Christianity and the changes in heating and cooking technologies, the tradition of the Yule Log changed from burning a large log to baking a dessert the resembles a log. The first Yule Log, Büche de Noël, recipe appeared in the 1600’s.

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