Organic Hard Pretzel - no palm oil, no GMOs, vegetarianSKU: 1002
These organic hard pretzels are a specialty of the Cornu Family in Switzerland, you will notice their exquisite shape. A machine was developed to specifically reproduce the masterbaker Andre Cornu's gestures and twist these beautiful flat pretzels into works of art. These hard pretzels are elegantly shaped, unlike most of the pretzels on the market that are simply molded into shape. They accompany perfectly champagne, wine, beer, and other beverages.
This product is issued from know-how of the baker which is passed from father to son in the Cornu family. It is made from ingredients which are guaranteed GMO-free.
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About “La Fabrique” Organic Hard Pretzels:
The pretzel crisps / pretzel bites are organic, vegetarian and do not contain palm oil or GMOs. These pretzel chips are a fine bakery product.
The pretzel thins are popular and almost irreplaceable on so many occasions: at home when welcoming guests, tea time, aperitifs, conferences, vernissages, and other official assemblies. The flat pretzels accompany perfectly champagne, wine, beer, and other beverages. They are also savored as is.
Best before date : 12 months after conditioning
Store in a cool and dry place.
Once open they are best kept in a cool dry place, preferably in an airtight package, protected from light.
The many anecdotes about the origin of the pretzel is witness to its popularity and the infatuation it arouses. The shape of the pretzel undoubtedly evokes "crossed arms". Hence the first legend perpetuated until today:
First legend: In the year 610, a monk inspired by the folded arms of his classmates at the time of prayer, would have worked leftover dough in the shape of crossed arms.
Second legend: The following story, however, is better known: in 1477, a baker of the king’s court would have cooked his bread so badly that he was thrown into the dungeon. For such a crime, the verdict was public execution. But the baker was allowed to escape the sentence if he invented, within three days, a loaf "through which the sun would shine three times". The baker then imagined what is known in the profession as a "decorated bread", that is to say handmade without mold. Crossing the two ends of a dough ribbon, he formed three holes - and thus saved his head!
The brine that covers the pretzel was also born in a fortuitous way: asleep near the hot oven, the baker's cat would have knocked over a plate containing the pretzels that were to be put in the oven. They would have landed in a basin filled with boiling brine, actually prepared to season dishes. There was no time for the baker to remake the dough, so he decided to bake the pretzels covered with brine.
Third legend: One day a king's minister was having breakfast in an inn. The pretzels that were served to him had a very different taste from the sweet pretzels of the carnival because the baker would have mistaken bowls and instead of coating his pretzels with a sugar icing, he would have smeared with a solution of baking soda, normally used to clean the oven plates!
Fourth legend: In the 17th century, the interlocking loops of the pretzel became the symbol of undying love. The legend has it that in 1614 in Switzerland which happens to be the country of origin of masterbaker André Cornu , royal couples would have used a pretzel in their wedding ceremonies in order to seal the bond of matrimony, and that this custom could have been the origin of the sentence “tying the knot.”
Today the Cornu Family from Champagne in Switzerland and their latest brand La Fabrique blends quality and authenticity with perfect harmony. Some recipes go back to 1934, and were created by masterbaker André Cornu.
Prices per sets and units:
|Sets||Set Price||Price per Pack|
|Single Pack||34 HKD||34 HKD|
|Double Pack||64 HKD||32 HKD, save 2 HKD per pack|
|Triple Pack||87 HKD||29 HKD, save 5 HKD per pack|
Ingredients list: WHEAT flour*, salt (4g), sunflower oil, skimmed MILK powder*, yeast*,BARLEY malt flour*, acidity regulator (sodium hydroxide).* products of organic agriculture
Remark : The words in capital letters are allergens listed in annexe II of R UE 1169/2011. Allergens shall be emphasised through a typeset that clearly distinguishes it from the rest of the list of ingredients, for example by means of the font, style or background colour.
|Deliberate presence* (Contains)||Gluten, milk|
|Fortuitous presence** (May contain traces)||Sesame|
Energy and Nutritional Values (Average):
|Average values||Per 100 g|
|of which saturates (g)||0.8|
|of which sugar (g)||4.3|
The serving portion is given as an indication.
|Aspect / Colour||Brown pretzel strewed with coarse salt|
|Odour||Typical from pretzel type products|
|Flavour||Salty, typical from pretzel type products|
|Country of origin||Switzerland|
|Produced by||CORNU SA - Boulangerie Fine