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Where does the name " éclair" (cookies) come from? From lightning.
An éclair (also known as a sweet baguette) is an oblong pastry made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with chocolate icing. The word comes from French éclair "flash of lightning", so named because it is eaten quickly (in a flash).
Which European country is famed for chocolate and pralines? Belgium.
Belgium's association with chocolate goes back as far as 1635 when the country was under Spanish occupation. During the early 20th century, the country was able to import cocoa from its colony, the Belgian Congo. Many aspects of chocolate composition are regulated by law. In particular, vegetable-base fats are not used.
What type of sweets dogs should avoid the most? Chocolate.
Chocolate contains theobromine, which is toxic to dogs. Small gods can succumb to theobromine poisoning from as little as 50 grams (1.8 Oz) of milk chocolate and 400 grams (14 Oz) for an average-sized dog. The dark chocolate is far more toxic to dogs, as the concentration of theobromine in dark chocolates is up to 10 times that of milk chocolate.
What is the name of the highest mountain of the Dolomites? Marmolada.
The Dolomites are a part of Southern Limestone Alps located in northeastern Italy. Marmolada (3342 m) is located about 100 kilometres north-northwest of Venice, from which it can be seen on a clear day.