DID YOU KNOW?
The Greeks called walnuts karyon, which means head, because they thought walnuts looked like a human brain. For this same reason, the Chinese have believed for centuries that walnuts are good for the brain.
RECIPES WITH Walnuts
Nut & Dried Fruit Origins
NUTS & DriEDFRUIT QUIZ
Walnut (Junglans regia) is native to North America. True or false?
Correct answer. False. The most widespread cultivation of Juglans regia originated, first in Asia and Europe and was then introduced to America by the Spanish.
Which tree nut received its name in honor of the Roman god Jupiter?
Correct answer: d) In Rome, walnuts were considered the food of gods and received the nave of Juglans regia in honor of Jupiter.
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The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to embrace the spirit of Christmas than by incorporating the natural beauty and rich flavors of nuts and dried fruits into your celebrations? These delightful and versatile ingredients not only make for a delectable…