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It is one of the traditional products of the Christmas period, with ancient origins. It is a compound of different types of nuts, especially hazelnuts, almonds, raisins, pine nuts and walnuts, bonded with honey and flavoured with cinnamon and black pepper.

The dose of each ingredient is a secret of those who produce it, so that often there is discussion about what is the best recipe or the most faithful to tradition. Once prepared, the mixture is left to rest for 12 hours, then it is formed into small loaves that are baked.