Leeks with Almond Milk, Cinnamon, and Roses

Preparation info

  • yield:

    6

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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By James Peterson

Published 1991

  • About

Almond milk, extracted from almonds using hot water, was popular in medieval and Renaissance cooking as a substitute for dairy products. It can still be used today for its flavor and for vegan cooking. The rosewater is typical of the Renaissance; it and attar of roses are obtainable at Indian groceries.

Ingredients

whole almonds 1 cup

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Separately toast the whole almonds and sliced almonds in the oven for 15 minutes. L