DISHES

Buyer's guide

Ready-made marzipan is sold in plastic-wrapped blocks in the baking section of most supermarkets.

Preparation

Marzipan can be made with egg yolk for a richer colour or coloured with food colouring and flavoured, then used to make petits fours. It can be also be moulded into the shape of fruits, vegetables, and so on, to make little sweets.