There are basic differences between our pinions and everyone else. Still being very similar to the pinions of the rest of the peninsula, the location and climate of Doñana, give pinions here aroma, texture and flavor clearly distinguishable.
In addition to possessing a unique flavor, the pinion is one of the mainstays of the Mediterranean diet. Its proteins are of plant origin, with a high content of arginine, related to the prevention of various diseases. Pine nuts are also rich in vitamins B1, folic acid, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.
A very elegant cheese, presents a cut and compact texture of straw yellow color. The nose is nice. In the mouth its texture is oily and its flavor is long, powerful but balanced, with saline bottoms, reminiscent of sheep's milk and nuts.
It remains cured for 9 months and is carefully matured, like an ancient gastronomic tradition, an art and a way of life.
This cheese represents our belief that "natural food tastes better".
Qualities that have been awarded in the 2012 edition of the World Cheese Awards with a gold medal in the category of cured cheese of sheep's milk and with the highest award "Super Gold" at the World Cheese Awards 2015.
The third most popular Turrón variant after the classic varieties Turrón de Alicante and Jijona is the Turrón Yema Tostada.The mixture of this Turrón type is added to a toasted egg yolk.This gives the turrón an even creamier consistency.
Toasted Almond Egg Nougat "El Antiguo" are made in Jijona (Alicante), Spain.
The 'turrón' is the Spanish Christmas specialty par excellence. This biscuit specialty, consisting of roasted almonds, sugar, honey, egg whites and wafers, is the best-known and most popular Christmas specialty in Spain.
This is a 'supreme' quality turron, which means it contains a minimum of 60% almond and is certified and stamped by the 'Consejo Regulador de Jijona' (the body that regulates production of turron, requiring minimum standards for certification). Each unit is given a unique serial number, guaranteeing its authenticity and origin.
Turrón de Alicante "El Antiguo" are manufactured in Jijona (Alicante), Spain.