Largueta Almonds by 1880

Largueta Almonds by 1880

Light, Crisp Almonds Fried in Their Skins

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  • Crisp Largueta almonds from Spain
  • Fried in their skins
  • Classic Spanish almond variety
  • Light and crunchy with a toasted flavor
  • By Turrones 1880 in Jijona
  • Size - 5.64 oz/160 gr

Largueta almonds are slender and crunchy with a mild sweet flavor. We remembered crunching on these tasty almonds at a tapas bar in Spain and requested this special recipe from our friends at Turrones 1880. They roast the almonds in their skins with extra virgin olive oil for a delicious toasted taste and silky texture.

We recommend adding a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil to the almonds before serving, which adds a smoothness and elevates their flavor.

Larguetas (literally “long ones”) are thin and delicate with a light, crisp texture unlike rich Marconas or dense California varieties. They are roasted in their skins which brown beautifully and retain a touch of extra virgin olive oil, leaving a smooth finish. They are addictively delicious.

Turrones 1880 is the venerable maker of almond turrón candy in the village of Jijona. For 16 generations, the family-owned company has made delicious almond and honey candy, roasting their almonds on site. We are so pleased they could prepare these delicious almonds especially for La Tienda.

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