Get Your Taste of Moroccan Sunshine in a Jar: Alassala Amlou Almond Paste

We all love to spread a little peanut butter on our morning toast,but if you're looking to add an exotic twist to your nutty snacks,then Alassala has just the thing you need.The Berber tribes' answer to nut butter, Alassala's Amlou Paste is a traditional Moroccan food that can be used as a spread or a dip for bread or crackers. Also known as Argan Spread or Argan Almond Butter, the prestigious paste has long been used as an integral part of Moroccan pastry making, and is sure to become a staple in UK kitchens too.

Winner of a Gold Star at the Great Taste Awards 2013, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, the paste is certainly more decadent than your average nut butter. Alassala Amlou Paste sets itself apart by being pure and natural with no added honey or sugars. Made with ground, semi roasted almonds and Organic Argan Oil, the ethical paste is perfect for both sweet and savoury dishes. It is a great source of Vitamin E and essential fatty acids, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to help lower cholesterol. Its distinct almond flavour makes a delicious, healthy addition to any mealtime recipe.

Thought to be an aphrodisiac, the paste was often kept at the bedside by those who could afford it, and was typically given as gift to newlyweds. Although Moroccan's thought it to be the ideal enhancement to any romance, Amlou Paste has found its way into our hearts and our kitchens, and is the perfect pairing to many tasty treats. Alassala Amlou Paste combines the delectable taste of a traditional Moroccan delicacy with all the healthy attributes we expect from organic food today.

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