Traditional Turrón de Jijona D.O.P. y Turrón de Alicante D.O.P. The art of turrón making was brought to Spain by the Muslim invaders in the Middle Ages. Turrón Alicante variety; is made up of whole almonds, it is brittle and crunchy.
Turrón Jijona is made from crushed almonds reduced to a paste.