Have you made your own almond or other dairy free/nut milks in the Thermomix yet? Feel like giving it a go? Here’s how …
By the way, it’s really delicious if you add a medjool date and a pinch of salt. Otherwise, for savoury uses, just a pinch of salt will do (I guess you could add some yeast flakes for a slightly cheesy flavour, if you wish).
Start with weighing in 100g raw activated or blanched almonds
Mill almonds for 10 seconds / speed 9 = almond meal
Add 550-600g water. You can even add a medjool date and a pinch of salt for more flavour, if you like. Set for 1 minute / speed 9
Tada … unstrained almond milk
Place steamer basket over a suitable sized bowl, set the nut milk bag over the top and pour in the nut milk and let it drip through
If you’re in the UK, contact me to purchase a Living Synergy nut milk bag
See here on how to purchase the nut milk bags in Australia
Squeeze the remainder of the milk out through the nut milk bag
Lovely creamy almond milk
Makes 500g NB: Store in fridge for no longer than 3 days. I usually make it every other day or on demand.
The nut pulp can be used for numerous things, or you can freeze it until you have a big enough batch to dry out in the oven, or in a dehydrator, to make almond flour. I like to make almond pulp crackers with mine …
Almond pulp crackers are so easy!
Easy almond pulp cracker recipe here
Use your dairy free almond milk in all sorts of recipes … like in this raw avocado and spinach soup … in your porridge, to make mashed potatoes, dairy free bechamel sauces, custard, coffee, ice cream …