Does this Lutti candy contain hazelnuts?
September 10, 2017 10:45 AM   Subscribe

I can't find any information about this candy, apparently called Noiset'Or. Here's a photo of the wrapper. My son, allergic to walnuts, pecans, and hazelnuts, is having a reaction and I would like to know if this is the culprit. It's the last thing he ate. Thanks for any help recognizing or finding info on this.
posted by LKWorking to Food & Drink (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
"Noisette" is French for hazelnut.
posted by bring a tuba to a knife fight at 10:48 AM on September 10 [10 favorites]


It is highly likely that it contains hazelnuts: "noisette" means hazelnut, and also means hazelnut chocolate.
posted by xueexueg at 10:48 AM on September 10 [1 favorite]


Oh balls, you guys! Man, so much for assuming hard candies are good to go. Thank you for the quick response.
posted by LKWorking at 10:49 AM on September 10


Also, he's okay. A dose of Benadryl seems to have alleviated the symptoms.
posted by LKWorking at 10:53 AM on September 10 [16 favorites]


Now might be a good time to learn the names of these nuts and common recipes including them in some different languages:
Walnut - nuez, noyer, noz, noce, nussbaum, okkernoot, nocino, salad oils, and many Iranian/Persian dishes
Pecan - pretty easy because it usually looks like some variant of pecan, pekan, or pacan. Also look out for hickory and praline.
Hazelnut - noisette, nocciola, avellana, avelã, filbert, frangelico, dacquoise cake or meringue, cob or cobnut
Glad he's ok!
posted by pseudostrabismus at 12:39 PM on September 11 [4 favorites]


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