A sumptuous mix of honey, egg whites, and toasted Marcona almonds turron de Alicante is the simple yet delicious sweet that always has you coming back for seconds. Casa de Alba makes a fantastic version of the sweet in its original flavor, using hand-selected and roasted Marcona almonds, combined with a very special rosemary honey and the traditional wafer coating.
One of the oldest and most well-known sweets, turron dates back to the 8th century when the Moors invaded and conquered Spain. In addition to their architecture and language, the Moors also imparted many of their culinary traditions, turron being one of them. With its combination of almonds and honey, it plainly shows its Arabic influence.
During the Christmas season in Spain, turron is an essential part of the festivities. Coming in a wide range of flavors, from chocolate to pistachio, you can’t beat the classic turron de Alicante. Such simple and delicious tastes and varying textures, make it one of our favorite desserts. Serve it alongside coffee or brandy for an authentic and traditional taste of Spain.