Desserts
OKA with lemon vanilla almonds
5 servings
Difficulty
Easy
Preparation time
15 min
Cooking time
10 min
Description

The rich aroma of vanilla and the warm nuttiness of almond really highlight the flavour of OKA’s rind.

Ingredients

Per person :

  • 45 g OKA
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) lemon-vanilla almonds

Lemon vanilla almonds

  • 250 ml (1 cup) whole almonds
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 3 ml (½ tsp) salt
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 vanilla bean, pulverized in a coffee grinder, or 10 ml (2 tsp) vanilla extract
Preparation
  1. Toast almonds with oil and salt in a large frying pan over medium-high heat for 6 minutes, stirring continuously.
  2. The almonds will darken in colour and start to split open.
  3. Remove from the heat, incorporate the zest and vanilla bean, and cool completely