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Recipe: No-Churn Ice Cream with Rose & Pink Peppercorn Almonds

Recipe: No-Churn Ice Cream with Rose & Pink Peppercorn Almonds

We are so excited to work with Sarah over at Broma Bakery. You may have seen her stuff on the internet as her creations have exploded onto the cooking scene. Her baked goods are packed with flavor and after trying Lush Gourmet Nuts, she's curated some amazing recipes to share. Here is her take on some delicious homemade ice cream. By Sarah Fennel Guys. I’m SO excited about today’s post. Why? Well first, ice cream. Mascarpone ice cream. It’s the creamiest, butteriest ice cream I’ve ever had due to the ingenious way it’s made. But I’m getting ahead of myself. The...

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Make Your Own Nut Butter

Make Your Own Nut Butter

Nut butter has grown in popularity over the past few years. They’re healthy, delicious, and… EASY TO MAKE!? Yeah, that’s right. We said it. Making your own nut butter at home is really simple! Store-bought butter can be convenient, sure, but we’re reaching for our homemade versions for a few reasons: You get to stay home! Cost-effective No added sugar, salt, or chemicals Use what you already have Create your own fun blends Choose how much/how little you want to make So fire up your food processor (or blender) and try out some of our favorite nut butter recipes! The...

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Origin Story: California Almonds

Origin Story: California Almonds

At the end of February, myself and two other members of the Ferris team went on a trip to California to touch base with our almond and walnut suppliers. Our mission was to become better acquainted with the growing and processing methods of both of these tree nuts. In just two days we toured three almond processing facilities, two walnut shelling/processing facilities, an almond orchard and a walnut orchard. It was a busy two days! When we arrived in California, the last of the almonds were blooming. We watched the petal fall as we listened to the loud buzzing bees,...

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How to Make Your Own Nut Milk

How to Make Your Own Nut Milk

We are the perfect collision of two worlds, being a coffee & nut company, so why wouldn’t we experiment with nut milks? In recent years, nut milk has become an attractive beverage, even to those who are not dairy intolerant. There are many reasons why someone would want to drink it. On top of it being healthy, vegan, and environmentally sustainable, it can also be consumed for flavor profile and body. We concoct all the coffee shop's specialty drinks through research and development. We have been experimenting with non-dairy milks for some time now and noticed that many milk alternatives in the...

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