nuts

nuts

'Pine Nut Syndrome' Leaves a Bitter Taste in Your Mouth—Literally

Trust no pine nut.
Sam Gaskin
11.13.18
Vegan

LA's Best Vegan Cheesemaker Used to Hate Vegans

Yousseff Fakhouri isn't making his dairy-free herbed feta and truffled brie for the vegans, per se. But that doesn't mean the vegans don't love—and in some cases, literally cry over—his stuff.
Shawna Kenney
2.5.18
fish

How to Make Trout Amandine, the Greatest Dish that Smells Like Chemical Warfare

According to John Besh, the scent of "toasted almonds are the first sign of a chemical attack, and if you smell this, you'll probably be dead within 15 minutes."
Munchies Staff
3.1.17
WTF

Catalonia Celebrates Christmas by Beating a Log Until It Poops Nougat

Known as Tió de Nadal, the tradition of hitting a log—adorned with a painted face and red hat—until it shits edible gifts originates from the Aragon and Catalonia regions of Spain.
Angela Hui
12.19.16
Recipe

Groundnut Stew

Who says turkey is just for roasting? Try this traditional West African stew instead.
Duval Timothy and Jacob Fodio Todd and Folayemi Brown
12.14.16
rice

Shanghai Eight-Treasure Glutinous Rice

Shanghai's answer to Ambrosia is the prettiest pudding we've ever seen.
Fuchsia Dunlop
12.14.16
Make this

Put This Sweet and Crumbly Pecan Tuile on Anything and Everything

Throw it in a salad, use it to top a dessert, or just eat it straight up.
Munchies Staff
10.13.16
Make this

Carrot Tops Are the Secret to Better Pesto

As you might expect, carrot tops taste a bit like carrots. But they also have a freshness and bitterness that allows them to cut through the richest of oils and nut purées. In other words: it’s pesto time.
Munchies Staff
8.21.16
Health

Therapy Could Cure Your Peanut Allergy

New research funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows that oral immunotherapy—the process of eating small, gradually increasing amounts of peanut—can successfully suppress peanut allergies in young children.
Phoebe Hurst
8.18.16
politics

Obama Has Debunked That Weird Rumor About His Almond-Eating Habits

Turns out Obama admitted he is disciplined in his eating habits, but not to the point of counting out seven lightly salted almonds as a nightly snack.
Alex Swerdloff
8.1.16
robotic violence

Rating the Robot Wars Combatants – Episode 1

​Following the opening episode of the new series of Robot Wars, we've ranked the competing robots on their sporting prowess and team personnel.
Jim Weeks
7.26.16
Cheese

This Vegan Cream Cheese Might Be Creamier Than the Real Thing

London cheesemaker Lydia Davidson sells her cashew nut-based cheese in shops and cafes across the UK. Most customers aren’t even vegan. “It took a while for people to go, ‘Oh actually, that’s not that bad,’” she says.
Amber Bryce
5.25.16
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