Taste Italy

Torta di Nocciole

Torta di Nocciole is a hazelnut cake first made in the Langhe area, located in the Piemontese province of Cuneo where the cultivation of hazelnuts is very widespread.

The original recipe of Torta di Nocciole is thought to be first made in the 1800s in the town of Cortemilia and often varies amongst the region, with every village or town having their own distinct recipe for the cake. Overall, it is known for its dark colour, dry and crumbly texture, and its unmistakable toasted hazelnut flavour and aroma.