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Everyone will love this spectacular nougat - give them to friends as gifts or save them all for yourself.
Torrone Recipe source: dolcissimo from Maxine Clark, p.60, adapted Prep time: 30min. . Ingredients (yield: plenty): 100g almonds, peeled 200g whole hazelnuts 100g unsalted pistachios, peeled 2 large egg whites 250g Acacia honey 1 vanilla bean (scraped out seeds) 200g fine sugar 3 tbsp syrup (sugar/water mix 50:50) optionally: wafer papers for baking
Torrone Italian nougat candy ..."At a wedding celebration in Cremona, Italy in 1441, a delicious sweet made of nuts, honey and egg whites was featured. It was fashioned in the shape of the famous tower of Cremona known as "Torrione" ...hence the name torrone."