Almond milk made with a handful of cacao nibs produces a lovely, nutty dairy-free milk with a powerful hit of chocolate. It's great served frothy and chilled or heated up for an extra-special hot chocolate.
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If you've never tried homemade nut milks, you're missing out: creamy and luscious-tasting, these beverages are a far cry from their pasteurized grocery store counterparts. Pistachio milk (perfumed with a little vanilla and cardamom) is one of our favorites.
Pale green homemade pistachio milk is subtly perfumed and nearly as indulgent as its distant cousin, pistachio ice cream.
I'm going to go ahead and make a prediction: I think Three Trees is going to be big. The Emeryville, California-based company makes a variety of non-dairy nut-based milks, including an unusual pale green pistachio milk. We tried the whole lineup of flavors.
Doughnut Plant is first and foremost about the doughnuts. No argument there. But they also have an in-house line of liquid concoctions to created to accompany those fine cake and yeast creations. Their hot chai is one of my favorite liquid desserts in the city, already sweetened and with a good dose of cream and milk. They also offer agua fresca in rotating flavors like watermelon, pineapple, and cantaloupe. But of all their drinks, the ones I'm most enamored with are the nut milks.