le almond tree
almonds are ready to be picked when their outer green shell opens
step one: collect bucket full of almonds
step two: grab two sturdy rocks, one for almond bed, the other to smash
step three: smash!
step four: practice hope that most of your almonds remain whole
step five: perfecto! look, two almonds in one.
step six admire the almond, a beauty of a nut rich in flavor and full of antioxidants
step six: continue until you have enough to boil and dehusk for your soup
final step: enjoy!
it's not every day you get to delight in an almond soup
where the almonds are homegrown and handpicked and oh, so delightful.