[nafex ibiblio list] Peach kernel - substitute for sweet almond (making marzipan)?

Steven Covacci filtertitle at aol.com
Sat Jan 14 05:20:23 EST 2012



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Apricot kernel can be used as a substitute for bitter almond; in both cases, cooking is, of course, required to render it safe for human consumption.
Can peach (or even apricot) kernel be used as a substitute in making marzipan (typically, almond paste plus sugar-syrup), after the kernel is cooked?
Or is it that, both, peach and apricot can only be used as a substitute for bitter almond, and not a substitute for sweet almond?
Thanks,
Steve; NJ
 


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