With a rich hazelnut flavor that comes from the tonda gentile hazelnuts of southern piedmont. They are bigger, plumper and more uniform, perfect for toasting and without a bitter taste, giving frangelico its surprising golden sweetness.
First prepared by 13th century Italian monks as herbal medicines and elixirs, Liqueurs are distilled spirits that have been combined with flavoring agents. A range of herbs, spices, nuts, fruits and flowers can be used, and a sweetener such as sugar or corn syrup is often added. While typically rather sweet, some examples are herbaceous or tart and pair exceptionally well with desserts or act as a delightful addition to cocktails.