Almonds are great to enjoy as snacks or accompaniment to other delicacies. Delices and Gourmandises will help you discover this fruit with multiple medicinal virtues.
Almonds trace their origin in the Middle East. They were first introduced in France in the XVI century. They are mainly cultivated in the Mediterranean littoral due to the fact that they need warm climate to grow. In other parts of the world, Spain and California in the USA are the biggest producers.
The stone of an almond generally comprises one or two seeds. This fruit contains high concentration of lipid and protein. Furthermore, it is a good source of nutritive fibres. Additionally, this oleaginous fruit has a high content of multivitamins, minerals, phytosterols, and oligo elements.
The benefits one might get from the consumption of all those substances and elements comprised in an almond fruit are numerous. First of all, it reduces the concentration of bad cholesterol and slows down the aging process of the cells in the human body. In addition to that, it helps prevent heart disease and diabetes. Furthermore, it regulates blood pressure and help in the mild cognitive impairment prevention.
Almonds are multipurpose fruit that could be used in salted dishes, sweets or pastries. Almonds flavored financiers are one of the most famous cakes available at Delices and Gourmandises. What makes financiers so great are the elements used in their preparation. Butter, sugarcane and almonds are the main ingredients used to cause almonds financiers so adored by kids and adults.
You can choose the way you want to enjoy your almond pastries. You can have cakes with sliced almonds or try almond cake fondant with a cup of tea.
It is also possible to order almond and caramel flavored milk chocolate at Delices and Gourmandises. As you can see, there is plenty of choices available and many delicacies to enjoy.2016-03-14