If I was doing a top 5 list of foods that made you think, why did somebody invent this? I have a few candidates for the list.
Smashing almonds into tiny pieces and then adding copius amounts of sugar may seen a little left field to most cooks but sure is worth the result. End result ….a construction material for building cakes and a sort of carpet underlay for icing. But also an artist’s pallet for creating things…well mostly miniature fruits…not sure why fruits. Why not a potato or a lettuce?
Also on the usefulness front is it’s ability to soak up alcohol and then just act like a normal chocolate in the chocolate box!
But the downside is that it’s a marmite situation. You can’t just think marzipan is ok, you either love it or hate it!
I am a marzipan lover but appreciate the world of the non-likers….. let me help you. Just send it to me