The toasted “Tonda di Giffoni” hazelnut is characterized by its intense aroma deriving from a perfect blending of taste of caramel and bread crunch.
It has a typically crispy taste and a sweet and persistent flavor. The toasted hazelnut best expresses its properties when tasted as is, best if served with a dessert wine. However its baking properties range from sweet to savory preparations. Simply combined with honey, with classic chocolate or more unusually with ginger, together with anchovies it is able to enhance the taste of your dishes delivering absolute new tasty experience
Properties: Hazelnut is a very energetic food, its oilseed is in fact the richest in fats and at the same time the most digestible. Its highly energetic value is due to a large amount of fat elements especially monounsaturated fats such as oleic acid which is an excellent “sweeper” of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides helping to prevent and protect from heart diseases. Hazelnuts are also rich in vitamin E, B, C, and minerals such as iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium and selenium which are extremely important for a good functionality of the cell system.
Diet: The product is compatible with vegan and vegetarian diets. The presence of a fair dose of potassium makes hazelnuts particularly recommended in pregnant and nursing mother diets.
They best express their properties if tasted as is, served with a dessert or robust wine. Their baking options range from sweet to savory preparations.
They best express their properties if tasted as is, also served with amabile red wine or anisette.
Simply combined with honey, classic chocolate or, unusually, with ginger, also paired with anchovies they will enhance your dishes to bestow absolutely new tastes and high quality experiences.
Suitable for pesto and risotto preparations, it can be used also as a crispy breading for meat and fish. It can be added to fruit salads, ice cream and yoghurt to liven up their flavor.
It can be used for fresh pasta and pizza dough, also as an ingredient for delicious sauce-making. With its delicate taste it is recommended for preparation of “panettoni”, biscuits and shortbread cookies.
Delicious when melted in coffee or cappuccino, it is perfect to spread on bread and biscuits with a pinch of sugar or honey. It can be used as a base to make cakes, ice-cream and cream.
Formulated to deliver unique and sophisticated taste to main and second courses preparation. Excellent for seasoning pasta and risottos, it can be used also on roasted meat and roast-beef.