Dragee: A dragee (a word from the Latin tragemata meaning “candy”) is a confectionery made from an almond (called “kernel”) coated with hardened, smooth, white or colored sugar; the almond can be replaced by a hazelnut, a pistachio, nougatine, marzipan, chocolate or liqueur.
History of the dragee: The almond coated with honey was already a delicacy much appreciated by the Greeks and Romans. The dragee as it exists today is mentioned for ...
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