Friday, July 1, 2016

Four Star Finds: Turron (Spanish Nougat)

One of the Boston gifts I often give California friends is torrone (Italian nougat) freshly made at North End Italian bakeries.  They love it!  While I like it, I tend to prefer hard nougat, which, until recently, I could rarely find.  One lucky day, I bought some at a local gourmet market, loved it and when I went back to buy more, there wasn’t any left.

Since I had taken a photograph of the nougat in its packaging, I decided to look for it on the internet.  While I couldn’t find the same brand of candy, I learned a bit about nougat.  Here goes-while torrone is soft, turron (Spanish nougat) is crunchy, just the way I like it.  The best news is that this website (click here to visit it) sells many different brands of turron.  I definitely plan to order some when my candy stash is a little smaller!

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