Walnuts

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

1 hr 15 mins

Intermediate
Fig & Walnut Oaty Banana Bread is a great way to use up overripe bananas, it’s bursting with sweet banana, cinnamon, figs and walnuts.

30 mins

Intermediate
Perfect served in corn or flour tacos, layered up with all the toppings! Guacamole, salsa or pickled cabbage would work really well.

Nut & Dried Fruit Origins

NUTS & DriED
FRUIT QUIZ

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Walnut (Junglans regia) is native to North America. True or false?

Correct! Wrong!

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! Wrong!

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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