Stollen: A holiday sweet from Germany

Stollen is the Christmas treat with probably the longest tradition in Germany, dating back to 1329. While there are numerous recipes for Stollen across the country's regions, the most famous Stollen comes from Sachsen (Saxony). One such recipe is for the Dresden Stollen, which is baked with marzipan, almonds and raisins. Continue reading

‘Tis Not Christmas Without Torrone

Torrone, the most popular Italian nougat candy, which, together with pandoro and panettone, has become a symbol of an Italian Christmas, is made of honey, sugar and egg white, with toasted almonds or other nuts, covered in edible rice paper and usually shaped into either a rectangular tablet or a round cake. Get the recipe. Continue reading

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