Green Almond Essence

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

Bistronomy

By Katrina Meynink

Published 2014

  • About

Ingredients

  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) green almond husks
  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) caster (superfine) sugar

Method

Evenly prick the green almond husks with a fork and coat in the sugar in a non-reactive plastic container, then cover and refrigerate for 5 months. After the 5 months, gently strain into a sealable container and reserve in the refrigerator.

The syrup can be kept for up to 1 year and can be used as a condiment across a broad range of dishes. Green almonds are available in spring.