Tonda Gentile Trilobata is the hazelnut variety grown in Piedmont and considered to be the best in the world; it is highly appreciated for its intense, persistent taste and aroma.
It is the undisputed queen of the Langhe, rich in beneficial properties and highly versatile in cooking. Regular consumption of hazelnuts has been shown to reduce cholesterol levels in the blood plus it is easily digested, provides energy, and like all dried fruits, makes an excellent snack.
It can be used to make desserts and pastries, and also as a sauce for pasta or to cook succulent roasts with hazelnuts. Try it with fish too, you won’t regret it!