The “Sorrento “Walnut is characterized by an intense and pleasant aroma, it best expresses its properties when served with semi-mature cheeses, robust red wines and salads. Its attractive shaped kernel makes it perfect for preparation of aperitifs, fruit salads and decoration of biscuits, cakes and sandwiches. Excellent for pesto and risottos preparation and as a crispy breading for fish and meat.
Properties: Thanks to vitamin E, walnuts are small pearls of youth which fight the action of free-radicals and act as an excellent antioxidant. Walnuts are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids and mineral salts, such as zinc, calcium, potassium, copper and iron. They are particularly high in magnesium and therefore are considered one of the natural food supplements of this mineral. Walnuts are also important source of vitamin E and folic acid. The omega 3 acids contained in walnuts help lowering the “bad” cholesterol level in the blood, preventing arteriosclerosis and most likely fighting stress.
Diet: The most specific property of walnuts derives from arginine, an amino acid that makes it perfect for those who practice sport: walnuts are in fact a very energetic food and dilate blood vessels allowing to bring more oxygen and nutrients to muscles and improving physical performance.
They best express their properties when tasted accompanied by semi-mature cheeses, robust red wines and salads.
They are perfect for aperitifs, to liven up salads and decorate biscuits, cakes and sandwiches.
Suitable for pesto and risotto preparation, also as a crispy breading for meat and fish. It can be added to fruit salads, ice-cream and yoghurt to enrich their taste.
It can be used in fresh pasta and pizza dough, and as an ingredient for delicious sauce-making. With its delicate taste it is recommended for preparation of panettone, biscuits and shortbread cookies. Due to its high energy content it is excellent to make fruit smoothies and snacks.
Perfect for first and second courses preparation. When served with aged cheeses and robust red wines it releases its most aromatic notes delivering unique and inimitable explosions of taste.