Fistik Ezmesi is Turkish marzipan. It’s green because it’s made from pistachios, not almonds, as other marzipan is. In fact, it doesn’t even use any almond flavouring at all, though it does use a great deal of sugar. It’s used in cookies, cakes, and various desserts. Cooking Tips 1 cup (4 oz / 125g) of…
The 12th of January is Marzipan Day. If you’re a fan, and didn’t get enough marzipan at Christmas, you may still be able to get some marzipan products in the after-Christmas sales.
A classic Marzipan recipe.
For those with nut allergies, you can use another flavouring such as orange or rosewater, if you wish.