Preheat the oven to 180ºC / 350ºF / Gas 4. Spread the ground almonds evenly on a baking sheet
and toast in the oven for about 10 minutes until golden. Reserve one quarter of the almonds and set
aside to garnish the finished dish. Cut the broccoli into small florets and steam for about 6-7
minutes until just tender.
Place the remaining toasted almonds, broccoli, stock or water and milk in a blender and blend
until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Reheat and serve sprinkle with the reserved