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The cocon from Lyon, a story about silk and canuts

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This chocolate is a cocon ("cocoon") because Lyon is the city of silk!

This creation dates back to 1954: it’s a chocolate with sugared nuts delicately flavoured with curaçao liqueur and orangeat (a kind of orange jam made with peels).

The coating is made in a yellow almond paste.

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