Christmas Torrone - Five Favorites You Can Buy Today

Christmas doesn't feel quite the same without Italy's favorite nougat, torrone, whose origins hail from the northern city of Cremona

This famous dessert has been around since the 16th century and is made with toasted almonds, honey and other ingredients including egg whites. It can be covered with chocolate and the nuts used can vary, everyone tends to pick their own favorite version during the holidays. It happens to be quite the popular gift in Italy, every Christmas table has at least one bar of torrone within arm's reach.

Since we think no-one should go without this sweet treat that is popular the world over, we picked our top five favorite versions that you can get directly in our shop.