Nuts have long been celebrated for their delicious taste and impressive health benefits, finding a place in a plethora of recipes across the globe. Urban-Nuts.co.za, with its wide range of premium nuts and dried fruits, brings the potential for culinary exploration straight to your kitchen. This blog post showcases a few enticing recipes using products from Urban Nuts to inspire your next culinary adventure.
Introduction to Urban-Nuts.co.za
Urban-Nuts.co.za is a South African based online retailer offering a range of high-quality nuts and dried fruits. Their products, sourced from the best producers, are perfect for snacking, baking, and adding a nutritional punch to your meals.
Recipe 1: Urban Nut’s Almond and Cranberry Quinoa Salad
A perfect blend of flavour and health, this salad recipe packs a punch with Urban Nut’s raw almonds and dried cranberries.
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 cup Urban Nut’s Raw Almonds, coarsely chopped
- 1/2 cup Urban Nut’s Dried Cranberries
- A handful of fresh mint leaves, chopped
- Juice of one lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Rinse the quinoa under cold water. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil, add quinoa, reduce heat and simmer until water is fully absorbed. Let it cool.
- In a large bowl, combine cooled quinoa, almonds, cranberries, and chopped mint.
- Drizzle with lemon juice, season with salt and pepper, and toss well. Serve chilled.
Recipe 2: Urban Nut’s Cashew Chicken Stir-fry
This quick and easy stir-fry dish showcases the rich taste of Urban Nut’s roasted cashews.
- 2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
- 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup Urban Nut’s Roasted Cashews
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, add the garlic and stir until fragrant.
- Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper, and stir until cooked.
- Add the bell pepper and onion, stirring for a few minutes until slightly softened.
- Stir in the soy sauce and oyster sauce, ensuring the chicken and vegetables are well coated.
- Finally, add the roasted cashews, stir for another minute, and serve hot with rice.
Recipe 3: Urban Nut’s Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
Indulge in this homemade chocolate spread featuring Urban Nut’s raw hazelnuts.
- 2 cups Urban Nut’s Raw Hazelnuts
- 1/2 cup icing sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons hazelnut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Roast the hazelnuts for about 10 minutes until lightly browned. Let them cool.
- Once cooled, rub the hazelnuts together in a kitchen towel to remove the skins.
- In a food processor, blend the skinned hazelnuts until they form a paste.
- Add the icing sugar, cocoa powder, hazelnut oil, vanilla extract, and salt, and continue to processuntil the mixture is smooth.
- If the mixture is too thick, add a bit more hazelnut oil to reach your desired consistency.
- Your homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread is ready! Use it as a delicious spread for bread, a dip for fruits, or a gourmet ingredient in your favourite dessert recipes.
These are just a few ideas to get you started on your culinary journey with Urban Nuts. The versatility and quality of their products invite endless possibilities for creating delicious, nutritious meals and snacks.
Remember, cooking and baking with Urban-Nuts.co.za’s products not only enhances the flavour and texture of your dishes but also boosts their nutritional content. Now, it’s time to put on your apron and get creative in the kitchen!