Saturday, February 02, 2008

Memories of Spain


I found these yesterday. They are not your everyday almonds. They are wider, rounder, more oval.
They looked familiar so I bought a bag. They also taste familiar. I don't recall why they are so familiar, although I know for sure it's not because I ate them in Spain, because I didn't; I spent my trip through Galicia eating other things!! -- the memory goes much further back.
They are absolutely delicious. Roasted, peeled, lightly salted and crunchy/creamy in the mouth. My French friends would say: alléchant!
P.S. Not that I believe in groundhogs, but does anyone know if Wiarton Willie saw his shadow?

8 comments:

  1. Willy didn't see his shadow....early spring!
    But the American, Phil did...so we are going to have to wait and see!

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  2. Hi Colette,
    Where did you get these lovely wide almonds? They sound Yum Yum. I'm a BIG fan of almonds!! Your profile photo is great!
    Constance

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  3. hmm it is amazing how tastes and smells can take us back .. I love almonds, I just bought some spicy ones from the local co-op!

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  4. mmm..and almond s are so good for you! .. We have that Brand in one of our stores...I shall look for them!

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  5. The marcona's almond is the best in her classification here...
    The most famous product of Spain in Christmas is the " turrón " , made with almonds, sugar, etc.

    And one of the best artisans ( but published in TV ) in this product is ;

    http://www.turronesprimitivo.com/.

    You should come here to taste it...is delicious....!!


    Kisses

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  6. Sorry,,,I meant NOT published in TV...

    Kisses again

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  7. love almonds and I surely will try these! I think we are in for 6 more weeks of (((COLD))) for that reason I am escaping to Arizona!We are neighbors! well sort of I'm west of you! :)NG

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  8. Hi there. Just awarded you a "You Make My Day" award... Pass it on!

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