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April 2011

Where did Petit Fours get Their Name?

Hi. I was wondering just what Petit Fours are, how the word is pronounced and where the name came from. Can you help? --Denise The word Petit Four is pronounced most often in North America as "PET-ee for", but comes from the French term for a small fire or oven, pronounced more like "PUH-tee foor". Petit Fours are small baked... Read more →




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Flabbergastronomy

Flabbergastronomy (ˈflæ bə gæ ,strɒn ə mi): the shock of realizing just how many calories are in that slice of gourmet cheesecake you just ate. Read more →




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