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Walnuts are versatile and can be used as a snack, a meat crumb, or raw or candied in a salad. They are also great for sweets including biscuits, slices & smoothies. Walnuts can be incorporated into almost any meal! Our range of recipes will help you on your way

Serves approx 13 medium size

440 Self raising flour (sifted)
70 grams butter chopped
30 grams caster sugar
Pinch of salt
1 heaped teaspoon of ground mixed spiced
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
70 grams of walnuts, roughly chopped
390 grams of full cream milk (reserve 2 tablespoons for brushing scones)
1 tablespoon of white vinegar

Preheat oven to 220 C. Use a baking tray….

Serves 4

4 Lamb Shanks
4 Tablespoons of plain flour
1 small brown onion, chopped
2 shallots, chopped
6 Tablespoons of olive oil (approx)
3 garlic cloves, crushed
150 ml red wine (optional)
100 ml of beef stock liquid
2 x 400 grams of peeled tomatoes, blended until smooth
1 Tablespoon of tomato paste
Fresh Thyme
Salt + Pepper

In a non stick saucepan, medium heat add oil….

Serves 15

200 grams of unsalted butter, chopped
100 grams good quality dark chocolate, chopped
100 grams good quality milk chocolate, chopped
170 grams brown sugar
3 eggs, approx. 150 grams
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
130 grams gluten free plain flour (sifted)
15 grams cocoa powder (sifted)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 walnuts, chopped roughly

Preheat the oven at 170C degrees….

Serves 2

2 large mushrooms (stalked removed and chopped finely)
100 grams of any mushroom variety, chopped finely
1/2 cup of shallots, chopped finely
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 egg
1 cup of shredded mild cheese
1/3 cup of roughly chopped walnuts
2 Tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
1 teaspoon mixed herbs
1/3 cup of breadcrumbs
3 Tablespoons of olive oil
Salt + Pepper

Preheat oven at 200C, line a small baking tray with baking paper….

Serves 4

*½ red onion chopped finely
*½ Teaspoon Himalayan salt
* 1 piece bread toasted/or 1/3 cup
breadcrumbs/or 1/3 cup of rice
*1/3 cup of water
*1 Tablespoon ground cumin
*2 Tablespoon fresh coriander
*2 cloves garlic
*1/4 teaspoon of ginger or fresh ginger, grated
*2 Tablespoon of soy sauce
*4 Tablespoons of olive oil
400 grams lentils
(Fresh lentils need to be soaked overnight
& cooked OR use 1x 400 gram canned lentils)
**Reserve 1/3 cup lentils
80 grams walnuts, toasted & roughly chopped
Olive oil for frying
½ avocado, sliced or mashed
Tomato, cucumber slices & lettuce leaves

In a food processor, keep 1/3 cup of lentils aside….

Makes 1 loaf

400 grams lukewarm water
2 heaped teaspoons of instant dry yeast
20 grams olive oil
500 grams Bakers flour
1 heaped teaspoon of Himalayan salt
½ cup of walnuts
Fresh rosemary
Chilli flakes (optional)

Rising time for dough 1.5 hours in total. Line a baking tray approx….

Serves 2

1 chicken breast cut into 2-3 slices
(horizontally) depending on thickness
1 cup of breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon of mixed herbs
1/2 cup of pecorino cheese, grated
1 cup of walnuts, finely roughly chopped
1 cup of plain flour
Egg mixture = 1 egg mixed with 3 tablespoons
of milk
20 grams of butter
1/3 cup of olive

Preparing the Walnut-Pecorino crumb coating, you will need to have 2 flat plates….

Makes 26 cookies

230 grams unsalted butter
210 grams of white sugar
135 dark or brown sugar
2 eggs (approx 100 grams)
300 grams plain flour (sifted)
40 grams Cocoa
35 grams walnuts, roughly chopped
1 teaspooon of bi carb soda
1 teaspoon Himalayan salt
100 grams white choc chips
100 grams milk choc chips
140 grams dark choc chips

First, preheat oven at 170 C and line 3 baking trays….

100 gms walnuts
300 gms cherries pitted and halved
165 gms all-purpose flour
130 gms + 2 tbsp granulated sugar, divided
265 gms dark chocolate, chopped
150 gms unsalted butter, cut into pieces
4 tbsp cocoa powder
4 eggs
2 ½ tsp vanilla extract
1 pinch salt

Makes 12

1 cup chopped walnuts
3 cups self-raising flour
1 cup caster sugar
½ teaspoon sodium bicarbonate
½ cup dried cranberries
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
½ cup vegetable oil
24 walnut halves, for garnish

Pre heat the oven to 180C. Lightly grease a 12 hole capacity muffin tray….