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Coucougnettes from Pau


Henry IV decorated box 180g (18,60$) or Pau Castle decorated box 360g (33,60$)

Specialties of the city of Pau, the coucougnettes are a tribute to the good king Henry IV (1553-1610) known for his love of women and his many mistresses. The word “coucougnettes” comes from the Béarnais dialect which means cuddling, snuggling… therefore offering a moment of tenderness.



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The coucougnettes are made of caramelized roasted almonds, coated with dark chocolate and rolled by hand in a raspberry, ginger and Armagnac flavored marzipan.

The coucougnettes were voted best candy of France in 2000