Nuts

  • Fruit and nut chocolate slices

    Ingredients 250g shortcrust pastry 125g apricot jam 3 large free-range eggs 175g soft brown sugar 50g melted butter 75g plain flour 100g walnuts, chopped 100g semi-dried apricots, chopped 250g Raisin...

  • Hazelnut and cheddar biscuits recipe

    Makes: around 32Ingredients200g plain flour 100g butter, softened 75g Castello Tickler Cheddar finely grated 60g hazelnuts 2 large eggs, one whole and one separated into yolk and white Salt and...

  • Banana chocolate sundae with brazil nut praline

    A grown-up sundae recipe, combining the gorgeous flavours of banana and vanilla with a decadent chocolate-orange sauce and nutty caramel praline.Serves 4IngredientsFor the brazil nut praline:75g Fairtrade caster sugar50g brazil...

  • The basics of a healthy diet

    Good health is the foundation of beauty, and a healthy diet is the foundation of good health. By watching our diet to ensure it includes certain foods, we can make...

  • Ingredient of the week: the macadamia nut

    Macadamia nuts are arriving in their droves as the new season hits South Africa and Australia. A much underused but utterly delicious nut, the macadamia lends itself incredibly well to...

  • Granola bars

    Ingredients (Makes 1 tray) 500g rolled oats 125g pitted prunes, quartered 125g dried apricots, quartered 100g pecans, quartered 90g sunflower seeds 90g pumpkin seeds 125g sesame seeds ½ dessert spoon...

  • Health: Catch out coldsores

    If you're prone to coldsores, steer clear of chocolate and nuts when you're vulnerable - they contain an amino acid, L-arginine, that feeds the virus. Should one still erupt, treat...