A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

A good stir fry needs a combination of colours, flavours and textures. Whether it is a stir fry with just vegetables or with meats such as chicken or beef with various vegetables, adding some broken up fresh Australian walnut kernels near the end of the stir frying...
A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

Warm Sweet Spiced Walnuts

Ingredients 2 cups walnuts 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 3/4 tsp. coarse salt Instructions 1. In heavy based saucepan, melt butter over moderate heat. 2. Add spices, stir for 30 seconds. 3. Add the nuts and salt, cook, stirring until...
A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

Walnut, Basil and Pecorino Scones

Makes about 18 Ingredients 300g (2 cups) plain flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 25g butter, chopped 35g (1/3 cup) walnut pieces, finely chopped 1/3 cup basil leaves, finely chopped 100g finely grated pecorino 1¼ cups milk, approximately 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten with...
A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

Salads

Walnuts are commonly included in French salads, their gentle butter-sweet taste marrying well with equally sweet, slightly acidic tastes, such as blue cheese, fresh cabécou [goat’s cheese], pear, figs and beetroot, and able to hold their own against robust...
A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

Roasted Fresh Walnut Kernels

This recipe can be done by roasting in an oven or stir frying in a thin layer of olive oil. In either case, fresh walnut kernels are heated enough to brown them lightly. This process should only take a minute or two. In the case of oven roasting, sprinkle them with...
A Hint about Walnuts in Stir Fries

Ratatouille with Walnut Pesto

This is another recipe adapted from the Californian Walnuts web site. In the original, it called a “Mediterranean Vegetable Stew”. For the Australian audience, the name of the recipe was changed to be something less prosaic than “Vegetable Stew”. Serves 4 Ingredients...