Taste: Walnuts have a deliciously sweet, nutty taste. If your walnuts taste bitter, it's because the oil in them is starting to turn! This is something that commonly happens to internationally bought walnuts.
- Eating walnuts is a great way to improve sleep due to a compound called melatonin found in walnuts
- Contain biotin, which helps strengthen hair
Rich source of fibre, antioxidants, and unsaturated fatty acids, particularly alpha linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid
When to Look for Walnuts:
Best Uses for Walnuts: Walnuts are incredibly popular for baking, but are also delicious in savory dishes. Try using them as a crush for baked fish, in salads, or roasted on their own.
How to Store Walnuts: Light will degrade the oils in the walnut, so store it away from direct sunlight in a dry place. Stored properly in an air-tight container, they should last for up to six months.