Peanut, groundnut, monkey nut… Arachis hypogaea has been called many names, but no matter how long we’re gonna do it, it won’t become a nut. In a botanical sense, the peanut is a legume or pulse, like beans, peas, lentils. So why do we refer to it like that?
Eating with our eyes is as important as with our mouths, and seeing a beautifully decorated plate with a geometrically pleasant plated dishes is what many of us expect. But why pay extra when you can prepare a gorgeous meal by yourself? And berries might come in handy in situations like this.
From horchata and amaretto liqueur to pesto and flourless cake – almonds are truly almighty. And let’s not forget about almond “milk” which is basically just water with minuscule solids of blended nut pieces that fly around suspended.