Yupik’s Hazelnuts in Shell (also known as filberts), are untreated, whole nuts left in the natural state! These hazelnuts contain no added salt, sugar, oil, or fat. Hazelnuts can be parted with a typical nut cracker. Mildly sweet and creamy in flavor, hazelnuts are round and crunchy in texture; ideal for baking or cooking applications! Buy hazelnuts by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential!
HEALTH BENEFITS: The 411 on hazelnuts!
Not only are hazelnuts incredibly nutty and crunchy, they also pack nutritional punch! Here are the facts:
- Low in calorie, low in carbohydrates
- High in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats
- Good source of protein, fiber, and iron
- Contains folate, which can help prevent anemia, as well as prevent neural defects in newborns
- Our hazelnuts are certified kosher
CULINARY TWIST: A match made in heaven!
Love the taste of Nutella? Create your own chocolate-hazelnut flavor combination by pairing milk chocolate with hazelnuts in brownies, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, or even as a topping for cereal, oatmeal, pancakes, and waffles! For a deeper, richer flavor, hazelnuts also compliment dark chocolate.
For a quick after-school snack, spread peanut butter on one slice of bread, and Nutella on another. Chop your hazelnuts (or pulse coarsely in a food processor) and scatter along one of the slices; sandwich together and enjoy a delicious and nutritious afternoon pick-me-up! Add slices of bananas to your sandwich for added texture and bite.
Classically, hazelnuts can be added to cookies, cakes, muffins, granola, yogurt, and more! You can also use your hazelnuts in savory dishes, such as salads, topped over creamy soups, in stuffing’s, etc.
ABOUT HAZELNUTS: Did you know?
Hazelnuts are also known as filberts in some parts of the world. In England, hazelnuts are most commonly referred to as cobnuts”. The season for hazelnuts begins on August 22 when farmers race to harvest the nuts before squirrels do!
HOW TO STORE YOUR HAZELNUTS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months.