Varieties of nuts: peanuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts, walnuts, cashews, pistachio and pecans. Food and cuisine.
Nuts have been and still are an important source of food. Wild almonds, acorns and pistachios were a part of the human diet 780,000 years ago. People in many Native American nations ate a wide variety of nuts that provided them with a good source of starch and fat. Today nuts are used in cooking, baking, snacking and confectionaries. You can get them in shell, shelled, chopped, ground, raw, roasted, salted, smoked and candied. This course focuses on nuts in their truest form.
This course has the following objectives:
• Identify nut variety characteristics.
• Identify how to store and handle nuts.
• List how to troubleshoot nut problems.
Course Duration: 75m