the meal obtained by pulverizing blanched almonds, used chiefly in the manufacture of perfume and cosmetics.
almond meal is sometimes used as an adulterant in ipecacuanha powder.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
Beat eggs stiff, add sugar, and beat very stiff; add lemon rind grated; mix and add flour and almond meal.
The Vegetarian Cook Book E. G. Fulton
Beat egg yolk until light, add cream and saccharin; stir this into almond meal.
Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
having long or narrow, oval-shaped eyes. Historical Examples A few squares of straw matting make a bath-house, and a big stone jar is the tub of comfort for the almond-eyed campaigner. The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen There were seven in the party, including a heathen from the flowery kingdom, almond-eyed—Ah Yang. Fishing With The […]
- Almond milk
a creamy mixture of blanched almonds, sugar, and water, blended to a smooth paste and sieved. Contemporary Examples The surprise really came—wrong word, perhaps—with the almond milk. New York’s Naughtiest Show (Maybe Avoid the Front Row) Tim Teeman January 17, 2014 You can choose whatever base you want, but I usually go with two cups […]
- Almond oil
Also called sweet almond oil, expressed almond oil. a colorless to pale yellow fatty oil expressed from the seeds of the sweet almond, used in preparing perfumes and confections. Also called bitter almond oil. a colorless to yellow, poisonous oil obtained by steam distillation from the almond meal of bitter almond seeds: used chiefly in […]
- Almond paste
noun a mixture of sugar, almonds, and egg whites used in pastries as a flavoring Examples The marzipan is made in two steps: first you make almond paste, and then use it to make your marzipan. Word Origin by 1751 Usage Note cooking Contemporary Examples In Sweden, they choose to party with Semla, a sweet […]