Christian Mastor wrote:
> Hi Ralph,
> I don't really understand why people strain their milk. I think the
> proportions of nuts to water may be too high. Instead, use fewer
> nuts and drink the whole thing. My wife and I make our milk by
> taking a small handful (ie, maybe 8-12 nuts), 2-3 c. water, 1/4"
> vanilla bean, 2 large medjool dates (or 3-4 smaller honey dates) and
> that's it! we don't even bother to soak the almonds anymore, as the
> vitamix does the unsoaked nuts just fine. Sometimes we'll add half a
> banana, but only if we're going to drink it immediately, as the
> banana tends to get nasty if it's stored.
> christian mastor
I've wondered about that myself at times however the soaking of the nuts
has nothig to do with making them softer for the blender or anything.
It's about getting their enzymes going. It's the living thing vs the
dormant thing ya know.