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Green Almonds

April 3rd, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   4 Comments »

When I first saw these little downy pods in a box at Salam Market and Bakery (in Columbus Square) I had to ask what they were. They looked like over grown pussy willows. I was told that they were green almonds and that I was welcome to try one. In the spring, when they are green and fleshy and before the shell inside hardens you can eat the whole thing, downy casing and all. I learned from some internet research that almonds are not really true nuts, but a drupe – a seed inside a shell and an outer casing. You […]

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