Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Gauss chocolatier in Nagold, Germany



Nagold is a beautiful town on the northern side of the Black Forest. Many buildings are well-preserved, and they have a glorious downtown, where cars are only allowed to drive at walking speed.
After a nice walk in the woods last Sunday, we decided to stop in Nagold for coffee.
We found a fabulous cafe-confiserie named Gauss. There's a corner of the building in the picture with the Apotheke.
The cakes were gorgeous, and they had a selection of handmade candies and chocolates, so you'll get to hear of a couple of interesting pieces I picked up before we left.
The white chocolate truffle cake was a killer, with a delicate sponge cake topped by a thick layer of white chocolate mousse.

Today I'll show you two treasures. First, Gauss makes their own namesake cookie/cake/whatever. It's a macaroon, topped by a creamy ganache and coated in chocolate. The finishing touch is a tiny spot of gold leaf.

They also sell hard peppermint candies that have a chocolate filling. They are a little crumbly if you bounce them about, but the peppermint is not too strong, and the chocolate filling is dark enough to be tasty.


Reviewed: Gauss Gauss and chocolate-filled peppermints
Personality: Alluring
How to enjoy: These make a special treat

Rating:
1: Better than sex
2: Little bites of heaven
3:
Share with your best friend
4: Will do in a pinch
5: Halloween candy

Where to buy:
Germany: Gauss Cafe in Nagold, Germany

2 comments:

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Nadin Gauss said...

hello miss charlotte,

by luck i just found your blog and the post about cafe gauss in nagold, germany. i am the daughter of the owner and just showed your beautiful posts to my dad. it's really nice to read that you enjoyed our products and thanks for sharing you experience!

kind regards, nadin gauss