All posts tagged: pistachio

Nuts’n’Seeds

OK so I bought a bag of hemp seeds weeks ago and I’ve been ignoring them ever since, what do you do with them? How do they work? What do they taste like? Are some of the things I would murmur in panic under my breath when they caught my eye as I reached for some peanut butter. Today, in light of recent chocolate indulgence, it was time to bit the bullet. All I’ve done here is toast a killer combo of nuts and seeds and added salt, do not be underwhelmed due to its simplicity, this is a good good thing. 2 handfuls walnuts 2 handfuls hemp seeds 2 handfuls pistachio nuts 2 handfuls sunflower seeds Get them on a chopping board, crush them up a bit leaving some large chunks here and there. Put some heat under a frying pan and just straight up dry fry them for about 10 minutes. After 8(ish) minutes sprinkle some sea salt in there too.   You’ve now got a jar (or whatever you put the finished …

Eton Mess Royale

When I imagine which fruit and nuts are worthy of the Royal family, I like to think that pomegranates and pistachios come top of the list. So, on the birthday of Her Royal Majesty the Queen, I’d like to share with you the most regal dessert I’ve ever put together. The story of Eton Mess changes depending upon who you speak to, but my favourite version is that a load of young Etonians were carrying a pavlova to a Professor and dropped it on the floor, then made the best of it. Its not essential to make the meringue yourself, but its the only way you’ll get the rose water in there and that completes this whole blue-blood vibe. 1 batch turkish delight meringues 300ml double cream, whip half of it few handfuls pistachios few handfuls pomegranate seeds   Just throw everything together in a bowl and make it look pretty-ish, that’s the beauty of eton mess. It’s hella messy. Track recommendation is of course Royals because I’m nothing if not topical. Thanks for reading x …