Les Coucougnettes

Les Coucougnettes

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Les Coucougnettes (Gentleman’s Jewels)   “Best candy in France - 2000”

Les Coucougnettes are artisanal confectionery made in Pau, created by Francis Miot and SG Sender (The "Monsieur Pâtissier" by Gaston Lenôtre). A specialty of Pau, they were created to honor King Henry IV, to whom historians attribute 57 mistresses and 24 children. The name "coucougnette" comes from the word "coucougne" wich signifies a caress, cuddle, embrace…  in short, a "moment of love".

“The coucougnettes” are thus a gourmet and mischievous homage to the good King Henry IV nicknamed the "Vert Galant"
 

Recipe: Roasted Almond coated with dark chocolate, rolled in an Almond paste flavored with raspberry, ginger and Armagnac.

 

Ingredients: Icing sugar (anti-caking sugar: corn starch), almond 25%, dark chocolate 15% (cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter, natural vanilla flavor, emulsifier: soy lecithine), toasted almond 7%, semolina sugar, invert sugar syrup, stabilizer: sorbitols, Armagnac, Vodka, Ginger, raspberry aroma, humectant: glycerol, coating agent: gum arabic, acidifier: lactic acid, dyes: cochineal carmine, lutein.

May contain traces of Milk, Nuts, Peanuts, Soya and Gluten.

100g (Net Weight)

 

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