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Almonds

Top 10 Romantic Foods

We've been seduced by almonds since biblical times, when Samson wooed Delilah with these tasty nuts


The Allure of the Almond

We are nuts about almonds!
The aroma of almonds supposedly arouses passion in females — or so thought the poets and scribes of bygone eras. French writer Alexandre Dumas, the author of The Count of Monte Cristo, dined on almond soup every night before meeting his mistress. And Samson wooed Delilah with these tasty morsels, which lower cholesterol and provide abundant doses of vitamin E, magnesium and fiber to improve your general well-being. So you can keep going, and going, and going...


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