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Nut Milks

July 26, 2022 smitsa 1

We are probably quite familiar with probiotic micro-organisms and milk products which contain them like yoghurts. Have you ever thought that vegetable and nut milks […]

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Creating Almond Butter

April 15, 2020 smitsa 0

Introduction Anybody who likes peanut butter must surely enjoy other nut butters. One that springs to mind is almond butter which if made at home […]

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Kukui Oil

October 17, 2017 smitsa 0

Kukui oil is extracted from the nut of a tree (Aleurites moluccana) which is found in the forests of the Far East and  Hawaii. The oil is a […]

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Pistachios At The Heart

March 6, 2015 smitsa 0

We’ve looked at almonds and walnuts before now for their heart health benefits, but pistachios too are receiving some positive press as well. They are […]


Almonds For Heart Health

March 6, 2015 smitsa 0

Almonds along with the consumption of other nuts have been touted for their heart health benefits as well as providing important elements like boron for […]

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Roasting Nuts

February 20, 2015 smitsa 3

When Nat King Cole was singing about chestnuts roasting on an open fire he was not really thinking about their flavour but how it fitted […]