Maybe the freshness matters? For even more proof – if you eat raw valencia or any other raw almonds from Italy or Spain, they taste much more almond-y than California almonds to me, which are now pasteurized anyway.

Almonds always taste sweet to me.. so I am sure it is just the goodness of the raw almonds coming through. I knew it wasn’t going to taste like roasted but it’s very different. I wish you success on your raw journey!

But first i popped a spoonful into my mouth and… whoa!? Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. So then I kind of freaked out and got worried it was labeled wrong or got mixed in with something else and decided not to eat it. Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, extracts and food coloring if desired. What was your favorite food/snack from your school days? I'm really American.

Have you ever tried Mac and Cheese Cheetos? am I crazy? As long as it tastes good, you’re fine. It tasted great, just like one would imagine it to. This information is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. No I think your almond butter is fine. The flavor of the almond oil and alcohol are allowed to blend until the flavor of the almonds is more prominent and distinct.

The Rawtarian Community is one of the largest online raw food communities. I don’t eat nuts anymore but I don’t think it should taste sweet. Since the flavor of maraschino and bitter almond is pretty similar, bitter almond flavoring is used instead to cut costs. I have eaten a ton of raw sweet almonds and I can taste the extract flavour in there. Cherries and almonds (along with plums, peaches, nectarines and such) are related - they all belong to the genus Prunus. Especially Almondie raw almond butter made from skinless, unpasteurized almonds. I encourage you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with like-minded, qualified health care professional(s). Sweet almonds, the one's you do eat don't have enough of the chemical used in creating almond extract, which is benzaldehyde. What's something that smells bad but tastes so good? It is kind of weird that almond extract, that doesn't taste like the almonds people know, gets sold as almond extract. Still have questions? I will get the occasional almond that actually tastes like almond extract, but it's still rare. Almond extract and star anise are two potent flavors that you can use together and in moderation to mimic the flavor of mahlab. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Bring to a boil over medium heat. They are low in carbohydrates, and also have fiber content and good fats.

I have eaten a lot of almonds in my day, roasted and raw, and the flavor of almond extract is absolutely nowhere to be found in any almond I have ever eaten. When I opened the bag, I could tell they …

Favorite Answer. If I had never seen/smelled/tasted almond extract before after a lifetime of eating almonds, I would never guess that's what it is. It’s really different from the flavour of the roasted kind and it might take some adjusting to. No, you’re right. Ah, thanks! It contains Laetrile which is found in bitter almonds, and cherry pits. Here, in Europe they are used in various food products, added in small amounts in marzipan (France) to bring depth to the mixture, they come into the making of amaretto liqueur in Italy as well as in the composition of amaretti biscuits, etc. You currently do not have Javascript enabled! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maraschino_cherry. for 5 min, would it be longer if I put more than 8 oz. Lemon extract smells and tastes like lemon, vanilla extract smells and tastes like vanilla beans, mint extract smells and tastes like mint. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. The ingredients in our almond extract have a stabilizer such as alcohol or …