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Making my own packaging-free almond milk.

It’s difficult to find milk without packaging and although it’s possible to get nice organic milk by the glass at my local farm-shop, (so it’s possible to fill your own container there), I’ve decided to make my own almond milk because I’ve done it before with delicious results and I can get loose almonds at Save a Packet.

Ingredients:

Whole almonds

Process:

Soak your almonds in water for 24-48 hours

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Drain and then blitz in a whizzer with a bit of water.

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You’ll get something looking a bit like this:

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Put a colander or sieve in a bowl or pan, and line it with muslin, cheese cloth, or a thin tea towel, and squeeze out the milk like this:

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You’ll end up with some dried bits of nut in your cloth, and lovely almond milk in your dish.

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Then you can bottle it and put it in your fridge. You could add a bit of agave syrup, or something similar if you wanted to sweeten it up.

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And then make some nice coffee

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With the dried bits, you can either find a yummy culinary use for them (it tastes good in flapjacks) or you can find some lovely ladies who might appreciate it.

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Enjoy!