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  • A Most Excellent Praline Recipe



    The Confection: Pecan Pralines An old Louisiana family praline recipe passed down from my great-great aunt Ingredients: 3 cups granulated sugar 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup butter 1 ¼ cup half & half or cream ½ teaspoon salt 2 tsp. flavor: Vanilla, or Almond or Rum — as long as it is [...]

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  • The World of Prestat

    Our Story


    Prestat’s most famous customer is arguably Roald Dahl, author of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and master of the short-story with his Tales of the Unexpected. When my half-brother Nick Crean and I acquired Prestat in October 1998, we would never have guessed how apt the collective title of Roald Dahl’s stories would be. It [...]

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  • Roald Dahl



    “ I also adore so-called truffles as prestat makes them. ” Roald Dahl

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