Italy, torrone is a traditional Christmas dessert—a sweet, toasted-almond
candy—with many famous regional variations. The term “torrone” probably comes
from the latin verb “torrere,” or to toast, referring to the toasted almonds.
Today, there are many different types of torronne available—some soft, some
hard and some with chocolate—not just in Italy, but worldwide. Torrone from
Sicily, Abruzzo, and the cities of Siena, Alba, Cremona and others are