Introduction to Marcona Almonds
Renowned in the culinary world for their exquisite taste, Marcona almonds are the epitome of gourmet nuts. This recipe, featuring Deliart®’s fried salted Marcona almonds, elevates the traditional caramelized almond, blending savory and sweet flavors to perfection.
Ingredients to prepare Caramelized Marcona Almonds
- 1 cup Brand Deliart’s fried salted Marcona almonds
- ½ cup high-grade granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp water
- Optional: cinnamon or vanilla extract
Recipe Steps: A Fusion of Flavors
Using Deliart’s fried salted Marcona almonds ensures a rich, savory base for this recipe, providing a perfect flavor balance.
Creating the Caramel
Combine sugar and water in a skillet over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves, then add Deliart’s almonds. Continuously stir for an even caramel coat. For a smoky nuance, increase the heat briefly, adding depth to the flavor profile.
Chef’s Carlos Gumiel Signature Technique
Elevate the recipe with the chef’s Carlos Gumiel from Biosfera restaurant (Spain) signature technique: open-flame cooking. This unique approach adds an intriguing depth to the almonds’ flavor and a hint of smokiness.
Spread the almonds on parchment paper. Sprinkle with optional cinnamon or vanilla for extra aroma.
Allow to cool completely for optimal crunch and flavor fusion.
Culinary Uses of Caramelized Marcona Almonds
These caramelized Marcona almonds add a luxurious crunch and sweetness to salads, enhancing their culinary appeal.
As a topping or ingredient, these almonds elevate desserts or ice-creams, offering a rich, nutty flavor.
The sweet and savory notes of these caramelized Marcona almonds complement various cheeses beautifully, ideal for sophisticated appetizers.
This gourmet recipe featuring Deliart®’s fried salted Marcona almonds showcases the versatility and exceptional flavor of Marcona almonds in various culinary uses, transforming everyday dishes into gourmet experiences.