Cream of Almond Soup
A nice alternative to hearty soups..
1Pass the almonds through a fine grinder.
2Mix the almonds and the paste together and cook in stock for 1/2 hour.
3Melt the butter; add the flour to make the roux, cook for 5 minutes.
4Add the roux to the stock and cook until thick.
5Add the cream mixture to the stock.
6Add sugar to season if necessary.
7Heat the soup to 170F, and serve in hot cups or bowls.
8Roasted slivered almonds make a nice garnish.