Not actually a nut, but part of the root of the African sedge plant that has a rich, chestnut-like flavor. In Latin American countries, chufa nuts make a popular snack although they are most often used to flavor the base of the sweet drink horchata.
Referring to pieces of fruit which have been cooked in sugar syrup and, for some applications, then dried and coated with sugar. Candied fruits may be eaten out of hand, used to decorate desserts, or added to cake batters or bread doughs. Citrus fruits, ginger, and angelica are common examples of candied fruits. Also known
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