bitter almond

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Synonyms for bitter almond

almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes

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Amygdalin was initially isolated from bitter almonds (Prunus dulcis) in the 1830 s by Robiquet and Boutron-Charlard (Wisniak and Robiquet 2013) and further investigated by Liebig and Wohler.
These results indicate that bitter almond can be a good natural source of fatty acids lipid soluble vitamins phytosterols flavonoid phenolic compounds.
Finish: Warm, medium in length with just the lingering memory of bitter almonds.
Bright golden yellow in color with green hues, Eirini Plomariou Unfiltered Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil has a strong, fruity taste and an earthy bouquet featuring tones of freshly cut grass, oregano, rosemary and bitter almond.
The Bitter Almond is distinguished from its relative the Sweet Almond (Prunus dulcis) in that its fruits are have an irregular shape and the seed is highly poisonous.
The combination of 12 botanicals, such as grapefruit and Seville orange peels, bitter almond, and orris root, as well as rare Japanese Sencha tea and Chinese green tea, provides a smooth, earnest, and distinctive taste.
Balanced in sweetness, so it washes down very nicely, showing more bitter almond and pecan notes.
The bitter almond, which is inedible, should be used with caution since it possesses dangerous poisonous properties.
Puddings include a Domori chocolate tart with bitter almond sauce.
The Orchard Collection includes Cucumber & Green Grass, Fig Leaf & Bitter Almond, Nectarine & Red Currant, and Cypress.
Simple and ultralight, with touches of bitter almond and arugula flavors, Buckets of wine like this are drunk every day in Italian trattorias.
Beefeater 24 boasts a blend of natural botanicals sourced from around the world, including hand-prepared grapefruit, bitter almond, orris root and Seville orange peel.
Palate: Big blast of pepper spice leading to a smoky, caramel sweetness, ripe dark fruits and ending with a rather short, warm finish, with just the memory of bitter almond.
The bitter almond has a shadier reputation than its sweet counterpart, but it has its virtues in spite of its literally toxic nature.