*In Remembrances Of Things Past, a novel by Marcel Proust, the well-known “episode of the madeleine” frames the whole book: The narrator bites into a madeleine, a treat he hasn’t had in years, and it evokes the madeleines of his youth and a torrent of repressed emotions. The remainder of the book is his search, his “remembrances of the things past.”
Recchiuti Confections Chocolate Easter Eggs & Hazelnuts
For Easter, Recchiuti Confections strives for elegant and bite-size:
- Easter Motif Burnt Caramels. (Unavailable in 2011) One of Recchiuti’s most popular chocolates (and certainly one of our favorites), eight squares of chocolate-covered burnt caramel are covered with hand-illustrated visions of spring. Perky, tasty, cute for kids of all ages. (Photo on Recchiuti website.)
- Pastel Hazelnuts. Could the Easter Bunny have left these? Lightly toasted hazelnuts are coated in fine chocolate and a thin candy shell. They won’t melt in your hand, but they won’t be in your hand long enough to find out. A lovely party favor. (Photo at right.)
- Force Noir Easter Eggs. A delectable shell of dark chocolate surrounds a silky ganache center of force noir (dark chocolate). Each piece is made and decorated by hand. Eggsquisite.
- Peanut Butter Easter Eggs. (Unavailable in 2011) Not kid stuff: Handmade of 55% cacao dark milk chocolate surrounding a creamy center of peanut butter ganache (housemade PB mixed with chocolate ganache). Don’t expect anything like Reese’s salty-sweet peanut butter cup. The PB flavor here is subtle and elegant, and the chocolate, of course, is top drawer. (Photo at top of page)
Pretty pastel chocolate-covered hazelnuts are something different for the adult Easter basket.
Read our full review of Recchiuti Confections, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week.
Chocolate Hazelnuts And Force Noir Chocolate Eggs
- Candied Hazelnuts
- Force Noir Chocolate Easter Eggs
12 Pieces, 4.5 Ounces
Purchase online* at Recchiuti.com
*Prices and product availability are verified at publication but are subject to change. Shipping is additional. These items are offered by a third party and THE NIBBLE has no relationship with them. Purchase information is provided as a reader convenience.
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