Bonch Marzipan – The debate over who owns the original marzipan recipe continues to this day. The French say that this is their national dessert, in Germany they insist that [marzipan] is “March bread” a German word. The Italians claim that the first almond plantations were on their territory, and during a terrible crop failure, the Italian king ordered to make bread from the only product that survived the bad weather.This is how almond flour appeared.The Sicilians say that the Arabs brought marzipan to them during the invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.According to another legend, the assistant pharmacist Mart, who was instructed to prepare a medicine for a very noble person, came up with the idea of adding ground almonds and powdered sugar to get rid of bitterness.The recipe for Königsberg marzipan is considered the most popular.For a long time it was kept secret, and now it is considered a sign of the special quality of this dessert.The secret of it is to add 1 apricot kernel to 100 grains of sweet almonds , bringing a special subtle nuance of taste.In the Middle Ages, marzipan was available only from Nati, he was known in the circles of high-ranking officials. There is a legend that this sweet was invented specifically to get rid of a bad mood.
Marzipan has an elegant, refined taste. The rich nutty aroma is perfectly balanced by the sweetness of powdered sugar, and the tart note of apricot pit adds zest. A rich liqueur aroma plays on the tip of the tongue, and a sweet, viscous aftertaste gently envelops.
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