<p>A pantry staple for baking enthusiasts and <span class="st">coeliacs alike, almond meal is made for tarts, biscuits and slices. Cherished by French <span class="st">pâtissiers, this gluten-free ingredient is the base of many formidable sweets <span class="st">–</span> think friands, macarons, clafoutis and flourless chocolate cake.</span></span></p>