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.
Check out this great dessert with walnuts.
Another World Cup is here, which means a number of you will be getting organized to watch the games with family and friends (or rivals), with an assortment of snacks ready to be served. But are nuts and dried fruits in that mix?