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American, European, and Belgian Pralines // What's the Difference?

The Praline originated in France, and has since evolved into three different varieties...THE EUROPEAN PRALINEThe European Praline is specific to its origin. The cook of Marshal du Pleases-Praslin created the praline consisting of caramelized sugar and almonds at the Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte. The sheets of almonds and caramelized sugar sugar are often ground into a [...]

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Last Days of Summer

Labor Day is just around the corner, the kids are heading back to school, and summer is coming to an end. It's time to soak up those last few days of freedom with friends and family. Surprise everyone with a box of New Orleans Famous Praline Company's pralines and get a little nostalgic for your [...]

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Perfect New Orleans Gift!

Pralines are the perfect New Orleans gift! Okay, maybe you could argue that a gift certificate to one of our many grand restaurants would be better, but that would set you back some serious cheese, and the recipient would have to be in New Orleans to use it!No, trust us, pralines are the better way [...]

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Perfect New Orleans Gift!

Pralines are the perfect New Orleans gift! Okay, maybe you could argue that a gift certificate to one of our many grand restaurants would be better, but that would set you back some serious cheese, and the recipient would have to be in New Orleans to use it!No, trust us, pralines are the better way [...]

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Pralines Defined!

Praline (US /ˈpreɪliːn/; UK /ˈprɑːliːn/) is sugar candy made from nuts and sugar syrup, whether in whole pieces or a ground powder, or, alternatively, a chocolate cookie (biscuit) containing the ground powder or nuts. Belgian pralines (often called Belgian chocolate) are different; they consist of a hard chocolate shell with a softer, sometimes liquid, filling. [...]

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Paula Dean Praline Recipe!

1 1/2 cups sugar1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar1/8 teaspoon salt3 tablespoons dark corn syrup1 cup evaporated milk2 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 1/2 cups pecan halvesDirectionsButter the sides of a heavy 2-quart saucepan. Put the sugars, salt, corn syrup, milk, and butter in saucepan. Over medium heat, stir mixture [...]

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Perfect Praline Tricks

Few confections are so readily identified with the South as pralines–irresistible nuggets made of caramel and pecans. Different Southern cooks swear by a variety of recipes with or without brown sugar or baking soda; with evaporated milk, buttermilk, or half-and-half; and dropped large or small. We tasted them all before determining our favorite recipe, a combination of white and brown [...]

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Mardi Gras Music!

Mardi Gras Musicis a very big part of Carnival season in New Orleans, just like Pralines and King Cakes!Our sister company Mardi Gras Records has been in the news lately with the following video interview;http://wgno.com/2015/02/14/mardi-gras-records-gives-the-soundtrack-to-carnival/Now would be a great time to send a friend or client a true taste of new Orleans with one of [...]

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Mardi Gras In New Orleans!

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a very unique experience! The streets are ruled by revelers intent on enjoying themselves. Parades roll for two weeks straight with unbelievable floats and marching bands. Restaurants and bars are packed with locals and tourists alike. The music of Carnival is in a class by itself www.mardigrasrecords.com The food [...]

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New Praline Video !

Watch how our delicious New Orleans Famous Pralines are made while enjoying the sights and sounds of the historic New Orleans French Quarter! https://www.facebook.com/NewOrleansFamousPralineOur New Orleans Famous praline Company pralines are made with the finest local ingredients (Pecans, Sugar, etc...) according to a century old recipe. Enjoy some great jazz music as you tor the New [...]

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