We do not have a chance to see a fresh Cashew fruit which is edible. It is a strange looking fruit with two parts of fruit, the cashew apple and the true fruit. The Cashew nut we are familiar with comes from the seed inside of the true fruit. Continue reading
Here in California, especially in southern California is a major producer of Almonds. This photo shows seeds of Almond fruits. Most of the time we see them shelled and roasted.
A nuts shop in a market. Colorful choices are not only a variety of nuts but raw, roasted, candied nuts as well as dried fruits, too. Nuts add a depth to a flavor, textures in cooking and provide excellent Nutritional benefits.
You can find various dried beans in a market. Soy Beans, White Kidney Beans, Pinto Beans, Chick peas, Lentil Beans, Lima Beans and more. They are an excellent source of good proteins when you combine them correctly. They are must keep in your pantry.
The season for Fresh Raw Peanuts is very short. The peanut actually belongs to “bean” family and it is a pea and is not a “nut”.
The beans I used for the kale soup yesterday. Kidney beans, Mottled kidney beans, Black eye peas, Azuki Beans, Soy beans, Black Beans, Lentil. It’s colorful!