Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 litre

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Happy Vegan Food: Fast, Fresh, Simple Vegan

By Bettina Campolucci Bordi

Published 2022

  • About

A classic milk and one that is so simple to make from scratch. Most of us find it more convenient to buy almond milk nowadays, but I promise, you will taste the difference when you try the home-made version.


  • 60 g (2 oz / cup) raw almonds
  • 1


Start by soaking the almonds for at least 12 hours or overnight.

The water tends to get brown and mucky, so make sure you refresh it at least once. Once soaked, drain the nuts and tip them into a blender. Discard the soaking water, add the fresh water and blend until you have a lovely frothy milk.

Line a sieve with a muslin cloth (cheesecloth), or use a nut milk bag or a fine st