Garnish for cakes, biscuits, pastries and desserts.
Adds a nutty bite to muesli, granola and porridge.
Can be gently toasted in the oven when needed.
These strips or 'slivers' of almonds are made from blanched almonds that are sliced lengthwise. They provide a lovely bite to a recipe than say the more commonly used flaked almond.
Almond slivers are frequently used to garnish sweet recipes such as cookies, French patisserie and tea loaves. They are a great alternative to the full sized almond in breakfast porridge and muesli.
The the strips of almond are equally tasty when sprinkled into cooked green vegetables (French Beans), green salads, pasta salad or cous cous. The almond pieces can also be lightly toasted under the grill/in an oven or gently dry roasted in a non-stick frying pan.