Welcome to Amazing Almonds
Welcome to Amazing Almonds, a site created for almond lovers all over the world by the Almond Board of Australia. Love the orchard to plate movement? Want to learn more about the people that actually grow your food? Interested in the story behind the recipe? Here you’ll find fantastic almond recipes designed to become family favourites, seasonal pairing recommendations, health and nutrition tips and interviews with Australian almond producers. So grab your favourite drink and get comfortable. Enjoy and good eating!
Have you ever tried using rosewater in desserts? I’ve used rosewater before when I’ve made Middle Eastern inspired cakes, drinks and pavlovas and the scent and flavour of rosewater is simply gorgeous. So when I was thinking about baking some almond biscuits for this site I decided to experiment by adding a little rosewater. Did… Read more
Almonds are perfect for a healthy and sustaining snack when you’re on the run or after school when the kids are inevitably famished. This easy recipe pairs blanched almonds with cumin and smoked paprika for a subtle spiced flavour. Serve them as is, with a piece of fruit or with marinated olives to accompany pre-dinner drinks.… Read more
I first ate this dip at my friend’s house and it was so good I persuaded her to share the recipe with me for Amazing Almonds. I then tweaked it a little and made it the other day when we had some people over. Did they like it? Did they ever! Everyone who ate it demanded… Read more
When it’s warm the thought of spending a long time in the kitchen doesn’t appeal at all, does it? So my Summer menus focus on making simple, delicious food, fast. This recipe wins on all fronts – the smoked ocean trout is full-flavoured, the orange and grapefruit is refreshingly acidic, the almonds add flavour, texture… Read more
Figs are in season in Australia at the moment and the fruit this year is absolutely glorious. A full-flavoured fruit, figs can be used in all manner of sweet treats like cakes, tarts, ice creams and jams, as well as in salads (fig, prosciutto and pear salad is a favourite) or as a part of a… Read more
Australian Almond Ambassador Sara Grafenauer is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian of 13 years. She is a graduate and academic at the University of Wollongong and consults specifically to the food Read More
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Picture this: You're out and about; your day is moving quickly; and you don't have time to stop for a snack. Even if you did; it's hard to find something that's easy, tasty, nutritious and satisfying, all at the same time. An easy solution; buy an almond tin!