Marzipan

Marzipan

marzipan.jpgMarzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract. These ingredients invite friendships with almost every other voluptuous taste and flavour. The invention of marzipan is usually attributed to Lübeck, Germany. Legend has it that during a 15th century famine when flour for making bread became scarce, the senate of Lübeck ordered bakers to create a replacement.

They say that confectioners of an old Hanseatic city of Lubeck (Germany) know nearly two hundred recipes: marzipan with oranges, pineapples or rum. True connoisseurs know that marzipan is made according to a complex formula and, ideally, contains at least 28-33% of almonds. Almonds themselves must be of high quality.

Due to the almonds it contains (the source of lecithin), marzipan stimulates the nerve cell activity and is recommended as an “energy bomb” to those engaged in hard work, as well as to pupils and students preparing for exams. Marzipan gives you energy without harming the body unlike some modern “energy drinks.”

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    Freia

    FREIA MONOLIT 60g

    $4.25
    FREIA MONOLITThis Norwegian candy bar features layers of marzipan, jelly and hazelnut truffle and is enrobed by decadent milk chocolate.INGREDIENTS:Jelly (28%), truffle (22%), and marzipan (20%) covered in dark chocolate. Sugar, cocoa mass, glucose...
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    Nidar

    NIDAR MARZIPAN PIG 65g

    $4.99
    A CHRISTMAS TRADITION IN NORWAY AND OTHER SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES IS TO EAT RICE PUDDING THAT CONTAINS A SINGLE WHOLE BLANCHED ALMOND. WHOMEVER GETS THE ALMOND IN THEIR PORTION WINS THE NIDAR MARZIPAN PIG. OUR VERY LIMITED 2013 SUPPLY WILL BE HERE THE...
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    Niederegger

    NIEDEREGGER DARK MARZIPAN BAR 100g

    $5.99
    Niederegger Marzipan Filled Dark Chocolate Bar 100g. Ingredients: Dark chocolate (cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter, whole milk powder, emulsifier: soy lecithin, vanilla extract), almonds (30%), sugar, invert sugar syrup, alcohol.May contain traces of...
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    Niederegger

    NIEDEREGGER ORANGE MARZIPAN 110g

    $5.99
    Niederegger Dark Chocolate bar filled with Orange Marzipan 100g. Ingredients: Bittersweet chocolate [chocolate liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, milk, soy lecithin (emulsifier), vanilla extract], almonds, sugar, orange peel, high fructose corn syrup, invert...
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