National Nougat Day
National Nougat Day is a day to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can satisfy all your sweet tooth desires with this tasty mixture. It’s soft and chewy, with some sticky bits, and full of honey-nut goodness.
Nougat is derived from an Old Provencal French term, “nogat”, which simply means “nut cake”. Spanish for nougat is “turron” and “torro”. This is similar to Italian for “torrone”. This candy is also known as “Gaz” in Iran (Persian), but it is made of sweet plant sap, which makes it vegan.
As many cultures all over the globe make this delicious candy, it comes in many different styles and flavours. There are two types of Spanish nougat: one that is made with whole almonds, and one that is made with ground almonds. Italian nougat is often flavored with citrus or vanilla. German nougat does not usually contain egg whites like most other varieties. However, nougat from Africa may not contain nuts but may include fruit.
National Nougat Day is the ideal day to celebrate nuts and other sweet flavors!
Nougat is a mix of sugar, nuts and egg whites. Sometimes it even contains dried fruit. Nougat is a candy bar that has been popularized by many different varieties. It actually dates back more than 1000 years, when Middle Eastern manuscripts contained references to nougat recipes. Others historians trace this sweet treat back to Roman times in first century. However, no one knows where exactly it came from.
Nougat eventually found its way from Turkey and Syria to Greece, Italy, and finally the rest of Europe. Nougat was also introduced to Asia where milk powder was used as a base. French nougat traditionally uses egg whites instead of milk powder to make the honey and nuts.
Nougat is a rare treat. It was traditionally reserved for special occasions like Christmas, Easter or other celebrations. It is a popular choice for British holidaymakers who visit fairgrounds and seaside resorts. This version is often pink and white.
Many candy bars today, especially American ones boast nougat-filled contents. These candy bars are made with a lot of corn syrup, so they don’t resemble traditional nougat at all.
Nougat is a mixture of honey, sugar and nuts. It’s a delicious combination of all of these ingredients that makes it more worthy of its own day. You can indulge in delicious nougaty treats when you celebrate National Nougat Day. These are just a few ways you can celebrate National Nougat Day.
It’s not always easy to make candy. There are many factors that can affect the outcome. But it is definitely worth it. Here’s a list of everything you need to make nougat for National Nougat Day. You can find many recipes online with precise measurements.
Nougat can be prepared in a matter of minutes, although it may be necessary to visit the grocery store for some items that are not readily available at home.
It will take some time to toast the nuts in a 350F oven for about 10 minutes. The egg whites should be whisked on low speed while this happens. Next, heat the honey in a saucepan. Pour it over the egg whites and then whip together. Make a simple syrup by heating the water, sugar, glucose, and water in a saucepan. This syrup can then be added to the honey/eggwhite mixture and beaten into meringue. It may take around 10 minutes.
Mix the nuts and dried fruit, if any, with some vanilla and a little salt. You can then pour the mixture into a tin lined in rice paper and sprinkle with powdered sugar. You can add more rice paper to the top. Let the mixture cool for at most two hours or overnight. Use a sharp knife to cut the rice paper into squares. And enjoy!
Nougat can be kept in an airtight container for up to one month.
The specialty candy shops that sell nougat can not only offer the traditional flavors but also have the ability to create new combinations. These can be purchased at a nearby candy shop or made at home.
You can celebrate the Day of Nougat by enjoying your favorite candy bars, which are filled with this delicious confectionary delight.
Sweet days are here, sweet day are here. Who would notice if they broke that diet for even one day? It is sweet enough to eat one or two nougat-filled chocolate bars.
National Nougat Day is a celebration of that sweet!