Almonds (Prunus dulcis)
There are two types of almond (sweet and bitter), we use the sweet one.
The almond is a fruit and a part of the plum family.
The almond tree is a medium-sized tree, native to the Middle East and North Africa. Its white blossom is captivating and beautiful, inspiring many legends.
Ancient Egyptians valued the almond for cosmetic purposes.
The ancient Greeks and Romans used to eat almonds to counter the effect of alcohol.
The almond tree was first culti