Veganbaking.net - The Hows and Whys of Vegan Baking
Veganbaking.net - The Hows and Whys of Vegan Baking
  
To blanch almonds, cover them with boiling water and let them sit for 2 minutes. Then drain, rinse them in cold water and remove the skins by pinching them with your thumb and forefinger. Lastly, dry them off with a paper towel.