Sweets, conquered the world: nougat or nougat - video recipes at home
- Sweets, conquered the world: nougat or nougat
This sweetness of its flavor has struck many a sweet tooth.
This sweet taste of its Arab origin struck many a sweet tooth. Honey, roasted almonds, egg whites and sugar - and that's all that is needed to prepare the traditional winter food. Nougat like in Spain, Italy and some Latin American countries. Only here in the Italian nougat added raisins, and in the Spanish nougat Honey is mixed with sugar. Famous Spanish joke goes that in a pair of champagne nougat - "explosive mixture".
The oldest recipe nougat was published in Spanish "Handbook for Women" in the XVI century. In an old recipe reads as follows: "Take one well-beaten egg white and mix them for every pound of honey. How to beat the mixture and leave it to stand for a whole day. The next day, heat the mixture, stirring constantly, and cook until done ".
Actually, ever since technology is making this Christmas delicacies I have not changed. If Spanish is "nougat", for us, this honey yummy called "nougat", and the French under the dessert nougat mean almond praline. In the modern nougat besides nuts are added Chocolate, cinnamon, dried, berry, peel, candied and vanilla. Make winter nougat
3 egg whites
250 g of sugar
1 cup honey
1 cup of nuts
5 sheets of rice paper
HOW TO PREPARE:
1. Three protein refrigerated beat with a mixer in a solid foam.
2 Separately, cook the syrup 1 tbsp. honey and 1 tbsp. Sahara. Cook, so that he would have a little thickened. Pour the syrup in a thin stream into the beaten egg whites, continuing to whisk.
3 A variety of nuts and candied fruits (pistachios, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, lemon peel, coconut flakes) to add the thick and still warm nougat.
4 on rice paper put nougat and smooth. After nougat dries close second sheet of rice paper and allow to dry.
5 The dry nougat cut with a sharp knife and serve for the Christmas table.