Chestnuts

Chestnuts

There are three main chestnuts species which are European, Asiatic and American. Chestnuts are very popular in the Mediterranean area because other than being tasty, chestnuts are very rich in nutrients. They can be eaten roasted or cooked in various recipes. Chestnuts are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamins B1 and B6, potassium, magnesium and in…

Pistachio

Pistachio

Pistachios are usually eaten raw or are enjoyed roasted, salted or sweetened. As other nuts, pistachio is very rich in nutrients, which makes it a perfect evening snack and a healthy touch to your dishes. Pistachios are very rich in B group vitamins, vitamin C, E and A, minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium and…

Walnut

Walnut

Walnuts have many beneficial properties and important nutritional values. Like other types of nuts, walnuts are high in calories,¬†around 650 calories per 100 grams and are high in fat, but it is important to say that walnuts contain monounsaturated fats which are absolutely good for your health, they protect your cardiovascular system. Walnuts are a…

Almonds

Almonds

There are two main varieties of almonds which are sweet and bitter almond. Sweet almonds are eaten raw, cooked and are also processed for making oil, butter, flour and milk. Bitter almonds contain cyanide and are poisonous, so they are not used in cooking but are used in making essential almond oil. Its flour is…

Hazelnuts (Yane Naumoski)

Hazelnut

Hazelnuts are one of the most popular and tasty nuts. They are very rich in nutrients which make them a perfect snack together with other types of nuts. Hazelnuts have a beneficial effect on our cardiovascular system, because of the presence of monounsaturated fats like Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids that lower your…

Pine nut

Pine nuts are used by many cultures for hundreds of years all around the world. In the Mediterranean area, they are used mainly to enrich sauces and salads. Pine nuts can be eaten raw or roasted and are used in a great variety of traditional Mediterranean recipes. Like other types of nuts, the pine nuts…

Peanut

Peanuts are one of the most popular nuts around the world. Roasted, shelled, unshelled, salted or as a butter they are a very popular snack. Peanuts are very rich in fiber, minerals (copper, magnesium, zinc, potassium) and proteins, but are also very caloric, more than 600 calories per 100 grams. So peanuts make a perfect…