The precious Cocoa Beans were used as a currency and as a unit of calculation in the Mayan and Aztec Cultures.
Although it is believed to have originated in Persia (present-day Iran) and to have been introduced to Europe through the Turks, there is some dispute between Hungary and Italy over its origin. Marzipan became a specialty of the Baltic Sea region of Germany. In particular, the city of L?beck has a proud tradition of marzipan manufacture (L?becker Marzipan). The city`s manufacturers like Niederegger still guarantee their marzipan to contain two thirds almonds by weight, which results in a juicy,
Marzipan originated in Northern Germany. When it became popular it spread out across the world. It is now made in the Middle East, Latin American, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Italy, Denmark, United States and many other countries. However, Germany retains its long standing tradition of production.
Marzipan is known for being used in cookies, desserts, candies and cakes. It can also come in different forms and shapes thus making the candies very famous with children and even adults. It’s especially popular during Christmas season.
The following are Germany’s best marzipan chocolates:
Lindt Orange Bar
These are delicious orange pieces dipped in whole milk chocolate which creates a most memorable taste impression.
Mirabell Violine Mozartkugeln (Mozart Balls in a Violin Box)
Part of marzipan’s joy is being shaped in to anything possible. Here’s a chocolate in a violin box that will totally seduce anyone. It hails from Austria which is popular for its chocolate delicacy. Mirabell is indeed inviting anyone to discover its secrets with these Mozart Balls.
These are the most exquisite dark chocolates with velvety Nougat filling. Each chocolate package has 17 Mozartkugeln.
Milka Edel Marzipan
These chocolates are one of Milka’s best. They are mouth watering chocolates covered in lustrous Alpine Milk Chocolate. These are the perfect gifts for the holidays.
Wendler Nougat Baumstamm
These are enveloped in the most refined milk chocolate. They are best treats for chocolate gourmet.
Karina Edel Happen
These chocolates are for those with very critical taste. These are blanketed in the most exceptional bittersweet chocolate. Each is bite size piece is wrapped separately to nurture and keep the freshness.
These chocolates are only available in select chocolate stores worldwide. With Serenata as one of their retailers, it makes it easy for everyone to have a taste or a bite of these delicate chocolates.