While some of you are picking cherries and strawberries, one of our local summer harvests happens to be almonds! And when my husband sees farmers selling these green mesh bag-fulls by the side of the road, he just goes crazy! Why? Eating these freshly picked untouched nuts is something he remembers from his childhood, and another one of his family's food traditions I'd never heard of! Have you?
I have to admit, they're actually quite interesting, and of course reminiscent of almond milk type drinks. I'm happy to say this this year my husband only brought home one bag, as they go bad quickly, even before I can figure out what to do with them! In case you are wondering, the hard shell that you recognize in an Almond is actually inside the fleshy/fuzzy green exterior! Any interesting summer (winter for those of you down under) harvests in your neck of the woods?