The versatile American pecan makes dishes wholesome and flavorful, no matter the culinary style. Whether chefs are looking to create meals that are gluten-free or plant-based, pecans provide nutrition and flavor people enjoy.
California walnuts are a unique and innovative choice incorporated into recipes and applications. While walnuts are commonly added into trail mixes and desserts or eaten as a quick snack, their greater potential should not be underestimated. In fact, the possibilities are endless when it comes to showcasing their flavor and versatility.
Peanuts are more than a ballpark snack or jelly accompaniment because of their culinary versatility and popularity in global cuisines. Here are some local and international applications for this loveable legume and reasons why chefs go nuts for peanuts.
Plant-forward applications utilizing nuts from a southern-style boiled peanut hummus to dairy-free walnut cream to pecan meal as a flavorful coating.
By Lisa Parrish, GMC Editor