One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A kind of Spanish confectionery resembling nougat, made from almonds and honey.
- ‘On Saturday, after a long walk around the city center and a delicious turron ice-cream, we stopped at a little ham store called Paraíso del Jamón.’
- ‘Introducted to Spain by Moorish invaders, turron has been a long standing Christmas tradition.’
- ‘Of Arabic origins, this sweet, made essentially with an almond base and honey, turron is an indisputably and important item on any Christmas table.’
- ‘If filled with cooking bananas and jackfruit, it is called turron, not lumpia, and is a sweet snack.’
- ‘El Lobo brand turron is made by the makers of '1880 ’, one of Spain's finest turron houses.’
From Spanish turrón.
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