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Almonds (Prunus dulcis) are botanically a stone fruit. They are related to cherries, plums and peaches. The Almond tree is native to Mediterranean climate regions of the Middle East. They are thought to have originated in China/Central Asia but this still remains a mystery. Almonds have been prized throughout history in many cultures around the world. They are loaded with important nutrients, including vitamin E, manganese and magnesium.
• Almonds make a great snack.
• They can be blanched, eaten raw or soaked prior.
• Can also be added to sweet or savoury dishes.
• They can be used to make milk or cheese alternatives. Visit website for details.