The popularity of almonds from across the world indicates the considerable role played by this nut. The nut continues to play an essential role in Chinese culture. Studies show that the sales of this nut variety continuously happen in China. However, the sales hit a peak during the Chinese New Year. In addition to using in Almond recipes, Chinese love simply cracking the outer shell of almonds to pop them into their mouth. But, more than in this manner, they use almonds in making almond cookies, which are highly popular in China. People love to make these cookies right in their homes. Even, as Chinese love these cookies, many stores in the country also sell them.
Almonds can be used in Chinese cuisines in different ways. When you plan to use them in cookies, you should beat them before you place the ground paste in an oven to cook cookies. Otherwise, you can also extract milk from almonds and can use it in Chinese almond recipes. To extract milk, you will have to soak a handful of almonds overnight. In the morning, remove the skin and add them to a mixer. Ground them into powder form. Then, add water slowly little-by-little and ground again. Now, you will get a milk-like texture. Pass the milk through a sieve to get smooth almond milk.