Place vanilla bean and almonds onto lined baking tray and into a cold oven set to 200°C. Roast for 10 minutes exactly. Remove and cool.
Place into TM bowl with sugar and mill 10 sec/speed 10.
Add remaining ingredients and blend 10 sec/speed 6.
Tip out onto floured bread mat and roll into a tight ball. Flatten slightly, wrap and rest in the fridge for at least 10 minutes.
Roll as use as recipe directs.