by Lexi Myers
The chocolate truffle is thought to have been first created by N. Petrucelli in Chambéry, France in December 1895. They reached a wider public with the establishment of the Prestat chocolate shop in London by Antoine Dufour in 1902, which still sells "Napoleon III" truffles to the original recipe. There are now three main types of chocolate truffles: American, European, and Swiss:
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