A sweet made of sugar, honey, and nuts. The origin of this confection is unknown, but it can be traced back from the antiquity. The recipe for the Roman sweet “Nucatum” ( from Latin nux, nuts) described by Apicus, was based on honey, walnuts and eggs. Nougat appeared in Cremona Italy in the early 15th century, called “Torrone”. In the south of France The word Nougat came From the old Provençal “nogat” nut cake also based on walnuts. In about 1650, the Almond tree was introduced in the Vivarais region Montélimar ( France ) became the manufacturing center of Nougat based on almonds (Larousse Gastronomique).