Almonds are a popular nut in recipes and a major part of many baking recipes as well as a protein and iron kick to many salads.
This is a Polish Easter bread with currents, sultanas and almonds. It makes three loaves, but they disappear quickly!
The ground almonds make these pretty little cakes very moist. Strawberries add to the soft texture and complement the richness of the nuts.
You need to leave the dough for these biscuits overnight. Serve with wine or your favourite ice cream. They are also great with coffee.
A perfect salad for a BBQ, bring-a-plate or potluck. Also makes a fine vegetarian summer dinner. A tasty mix of beans, nuts, rice and veggies.
Lovely easy to make biscotti which sliced almonds. If you prefer a stronger almond flavour, use almond essence instead of vanilla.
This chocolate torte recipe is great anytime but has the added characteristic of having ingredients making it suitable for Passover. Garnish with a dusting of icing sugar and strawberries.
This is a good basic recipe for banana muffins. I have used wholemeal flour but you could use white flour if you prefer. Be sure to use very ripe bananas to ensure the muffins are sweet and tasty.
Apricots join a ricotta based almond cream in this easy tart that also includes ingredients like rum and honey to create a family favourite.
Barramundi is crumbed in almonds and parmesan cheese before being gently cooked in this easy dinner. Perfect for Good Friday if you like to follow the eating fish only tradition.
It's really easy to make your own delicious pesto and you can customise it to your taste. This version uses almonds instead of pine nuts.