When I tasted these little devils in Siena, I thought mmmm, easily a daily addiction:)
I didn’t realise they were made with a marzipan like paste called Mandorle.
In fact I am not 100% sure what the difference is….
I thought they were very similar or the same dependant on which country you lived in.
Had a quick look and apparently Marzipan is Almond paste with more sugar added, very simply.
Also Marzipan is used more for icing but Almond paste is used more as a filling:) Continue reading