Cashews

DID YOU KNOW?

The cashew nut hangs outside and under a fleshy, edible, false fruit called the cashew apple (aka Marañón in Central America). Once riped, the cashew apple can be eaten fresh or made into juice, and can be distilled to produce alcoholic drinks.

RECIPES WITH Cashews

30 mins

Beginner
Roasted nuts and dried fruits, tumbled with spices. The key to this recipe is toasting the nuts well, to really bring out the rich, nutty flavours.

40 mins

Intermediate
This creamy Coconut, Squash & Cashew Curry is packed with the fragrant flavours of Sri Lanka.

Nut & Dried Fruit Origins

NUTS & DriED
FRUIT QUIZ

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Where are cashews native from?

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Correct answer: d) The Cashew nut is native to Northeastern Brazil. During the 16th century, the Portuguese introduced it into India and Portuguese colonies in Africa. From India, it spread all over Southeastern Asia.

Coming from the same botanical family as pistachios and mangos is which fruit?

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Correct answer: a) Cashew. Anacardium occidentale L. belongs to the Anacardiaceae family, which includes mango (Mangifera indica L.) and pistachio (Pistacia vera L.) among 400 species.

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Oatmeal Cashew Muffins

Everybody loves a breakfast muffin and these little treats won’t disappoint. Made with a dose of cashews, which are high in iron to help your immune system, you’ll want these every morning.

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