Well-known French pastry chef Michel Willaume, winner of the World’s Pastry Championship alongside the US team in 2001, is the author of this ‘turrón’ – so appropriate now that Christmas is coming. Unlike Montelimar’s famous variety, Willaume’s nougat contains a balanced proportion of almonds and pistachios.
It is time for chestnuts. A good way of conserving this fruit so that it may be consumed year round is by transforming it into preserves. Ramon Morató, well-known master chocolatier, has undergone a profound study on the creation of artisanal preserves which is presented here and now. And as an example, a very appropriate jam for this season is chestnut and anise preserves.