Petits Fours: Classic Package Collection

Date Added: Tuesday October 11 , 2005
Dear Chef Steve,
I sent the Petits Four: the Package Collection to a friend for her birthday. Her "review" was that they were beautiful, well packaged (on ice) and were delicious. After speaking with you on the phone to change the delivery date, and receiveing your emails to check on the gift, I realized that you are very commited to providing great customer service as well as a great never know with online shopping! I will definately keep you in mind for other gift needs and I will definately refer others to your website. Pam Butler
by Pamela Butler, rated with 5 of 5 Quality Hats. What is this? (5 of 5 Quality Hats. What is this?)
Petits Fours: Classic Package Collection
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While most people recognize the term "petit fours" as French, few people are aware of the origin. "Petit four" literally translated means "small oven".
This does not refer to the size of the oven but the heat setting- back in the days of the French Revolution, ovens were hard to heat and expensive. In order to get the best value from heating one of these ovens, bakers would use the hottest setting, the grand four, to roast meat and vegetables. Then as the oven cooled, they would use the petit four setting to make small, individual morsels that could be sweet or savory.
All the petit fours on this site are of the sweet variety. Our petit fours are tiny cakes, layered with buttercream and covered with rolled fondant. These petit fours make great appetizers or desserts at dinner parties. Our petit fours go great with tea or coffee, or can be served simply by themselves.
For a delicious treat, indulge in our Demitasse Petits Fours, Package Collection Petits Fours, Chocolate Petits Fours, or Daisy Petits Fours.
Interestingly, the most common American spelling of the plural of "petit four" is "petit fours". However, the correct French spelling of the plural is "petits fours". We have utilized both on our site to make it more search-friendly to our American clientele, with apologies to our French customers. (We found so many different spellings of petit four it was hard to narrow it down: petit fours, petite four, petites fours, petifores, petti fores, and petitefours, just to name a few!)

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