DID YOU KNOW?
The almond tree fruit has 3 parts the hull, the shell and the kernel and, each part is used for different purposes. Almond hulls, for instance, are primarily used as livestock feed, while almond shells are used for livestock bedding. And the kernel, for eating of course!
RECIPES WITH ALMONDS
Nut & Dried Fruit Origins
The abc of Almonds
NUTS & DriEDFRUIT QUIZ
In India, almonds are prescribed in Ayurveda medicine as
Correct answer: a) In India, almonds are prescribed as a brain tonic in Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent.
Who brought the almond tree to California in the 18th century?
Correct answer: b) Franciscan Padres brought the almond tree from Spain to California in the mid-18th century. They planted almond trees along El Camino Real (The Royal Road) from San Diego to Sonoma.
Which of these varieties is a Californian almond variety?
Correct answer. c) Nonpareil is a Californian variety. Tuono is cultivated in Italy. Marcona, Largueta and Moncayo are Spanish varieties.
Who painted the famous “Almond Blossom” oil on canvas in 1890?
Correct answer: d) Van Gogh, inspired by Japanese printmaking and the symbolism of new life represented by almond trees early flowering. The painting was a gift for his brother and sister-in-law Jo, who had just had a baby son (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation).
Golden Bowl with Almonds
Start your day right with a delicious bowl filled with goodness and topped with almonds and cashew for an extra crunch.
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