Simple, delicious recipes

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

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….

Makes 12

300 g dark chocolate, chopped
375 g tin condensed milk
2 tablespoons molasses
300 g walnuts
125 g chopped dates
5 eggs

Chocolate ganache:
125 ml whipping cream, at room temperature
200 g dark chocolate, chopped
1 cup walnut halves, for garnish

Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a 22cm springform cake tin with baking paper…

Serves 4

1 tablespoon olive oil
4 free range pork chops
1 cup walnuts
4 figs, halved
¼ cup sherry vinegar
¼ cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley
2 tablespoons fresh pomegranate seeds

Pre heat the oven to 180C. Heat the oil in a large frying pan on high heat…

Makes 24

1 cup chopped walnuts
150g unsalted butter, chopped
¼ cup honey
1 cup plain flour
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2/3 cup rolled oats
2 tablespoons dessicated coconut
½ teaspoon bi carb soda
24 walnut halves

Place the butter and honey into a small saucepan…

Makes 10-12

1 cup chopped toasted walnuts
200g dried apricots, finely chopped
¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
100g dark cooking chocolate, melted, if desired

Preheat oven to 170C.

Place the walnuts, apricots and condensed milk in a large bowl…

Serves 4

½ cup chopped walnuts
2 bunches baby carrots, peeled and trimmed
25g unsalted butter
½ teaspoon walnut oil
2 tablespoons maple syrup
chopped flat leaf parsley, to serve
sea salt and cracked black pepper

Simmer the carrots in a saucepan of boiling water until just tender…

Makes 1 cup

3/4 cup roughly chopped walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup chopped semi dried tomatoes
1/2 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons walnut oil
1/4 cup finely grated parmesan
2 teaspoons fresh thyme
cracked black pepper
vegetable sticks, to serve

Place the walnuts and tomatoes in the bowl of a small food processor…

Serves 4

1 cup walnuts
4 medium fresh beetroot, trimmed
1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup roughly chopped coriander
1 cup mint leaves
1/4 cup sliced spring onions
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
1 cup labneh

Pre heat the oven to 180C. Put the walnuts on a baking tray and cook in the oven for 8 minutes…

Serves 4

1/2 cup walnuts
3 bananas, chopped
1/4 cup wheatgerm
1/4 cup honey
1 cup thick Greek style yoghurt
3 cups orange juice
1 tablespoon rosewater (optional)
1/2 cup roughly chopped walnuts, to serve

Put 1 cup of the walnuts, the bananas, wheatgerm, honey, yoghurt and orange juice in a blender…

Makes 12

400g dark cooking chocolate
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
2 cups walnuts, roughly chopped
1 cup dried blueberries
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts, extra for garnish

Line a 20cm x 30cm lamington tin with baking paper…