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Quenelles de Lyon

White Chocolate Gift Box

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For the ultimate white chocolate lover, send this exquisite specialty from Lyon, France: the Quenelle de Lyon is a soft hazelnut praliné covered with a fine layer of white chocolate; the box also holds the truffled Quenelle which is an almond praliné covered with a fine layer of white chocolate and sprinkled by slivers of Mocha coffee from Ethiopia. These exquisite and savory French chocolates have a rich velvety praliné centre that nobody can resist. They are packaged in a traditional rectangular box. (12.34 oz)

The candy-maker Voisin called this chocolate “Quenelle” to pay tribute to one of the most famous dishes of the city of Lyon and its area: the “quenelle”. The “quenelle” is a poached oval dumpling of pureed forcemeat. The quenelle “au brochet” (pike), “aux écrevisses” (crayfish), or “aux truffes” (truffles) are the specialties of the region. The quenelle first made an appearance in the 18th century and it was acclaimed by Brillat-Savarin, a famous French gourmet and author of a work on gastronomy entitled The Physiology of Taste.

Ingredients: sugar, hazelnuts, almonds, milk, cocoa butter, lecithin, coffee.

All our products are made in France and in order to maintain their high quality and freshness, we ship directly from our shop in Toulouse, France to your doorstep via FedEx International Priority or FedEx International Econonomy.

For information on where we deliver and our delivery options, see our Shipping page.

As soon as your order is placed, it will immediately be processed. If the items you ordered are in stock and the order is received before 10 a.m. U.S Central Time, your package is shipped the same day. Orders received after 10 a.m. U.S Central Time are shipped the next business day.

As soon as your package has been shipped from France, you will receive an email with the tracking number of your package. With this tracking number, you will be able to check on the progress of the shipment on FedEx's website. Upon delivery a signature will be required.

Please note that FedEx does not ship to P.O boxes and shipping services only occur Monday through Friday and are subject to interruptions on French and recipient country holidays.


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0.37 kg net

price: $49.72

Usually ships the next business day

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*Note: All products are shipped directly from France. Prices are given and processed in US dollars within the US (no foreign transaction bank fees will apply). Prices are frequently updated to account for Euro to US dollar exchange fluctuations.

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Histoire Sucrée takes you to a sweet world where gourmet candy, dragees, candied fruit, marrons glaces, candied flowers, nougat, chocolate candy and biscuits have been made in France by expert artisans for centuries. Histoire Sucrée is committed to delighting you with unique French sweets and surprising you with retro tin boxes that have been part of French culture and represent a unique and collectible gift to the ones you love.

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