Today, Friday 26th March is NOUGAT DAY!
Love it or loathe it?
Fine Piece Friday! Love it or loathe it? Today, Friday 26th March is NOUGAT DAY!
In north-east Scotland if you have a 'fly cup' (morning /afternoon coffee or tea) you might have a 'Fine Piece' with it. That generally means something sweet or delicious. So, today, it just has to be something with nougat. :-)
The ancient cookery writer Apicius wrote down some recipes which may have produced something similar to nougat, if the mixture 'cooked' for a sufficient time to make the ingredients chewy, using: honey; egg whites and nuts (almonds or other).
Making nougat isn't for the novice cook (IMO) but there's a video link below that makes it look 'possible'- not easy, but maybe possible! ;-)
I love nougat though it's really far too sweet for my teeth. How about you?
Do you have a favourite treat that contains nougat?