About Our Book

Few foods are well-loved, nutritious and versatile as the almond. In Almonds: Recipes, History, Culture, the almond is celebrated in a richly illustrated new cookbook comprised of over 60 photo-illustrated recipes inspired by cuisines from around the world. This lavishly produced volume is not only timely, but sure to appeal to health-conscious cooks and food lovers of world cuisines alike. Included in this 165-page book devoted to almonds:

History

  • Ancient origins as a nutritional powerhouse
  • Earliest cultivated goods, transported and traded from continent to continent for thousands of years
  • Used in food, cosmetics, medicines
  • Artistic inspiration from Egyptian tomb drawings to Vincent Van Gogh
  • Symbol of fertility and divine approval

Nutrition

  • Rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber
  • Key component to a healthy diet
  • Handful a day shown to reduce risk of heart attacks, lower cholesterol,
  • Protect against cancer
  • Substitute for some wheat and dairy products
  • A superfood!

 

Recipes

  • 60 recipes with stunning photography
  • Sidebars contributed by celebrated chefs and food writers,
  • Culinary information on almonds from cooking traditions around the globe

 

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