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Macadamias

#TWK Real Food Series fats Macadamias Nutrition Facts Nuts

Macadamias

Did you know these little gems are one of the healthiest nuts out there? Native to the warm regions of Australia, macadamia trees bear blossoms which produce ‘nutlets’ that eventually ripen into nuts. When mature nuts fall to the ground, harvesters remove the outer husk, and carefully dry the nuts over a period of 3 weeks. The kernel shrinks away from the inside of the shell and what you’re left with, when you crack open the hard exterior, is the beautiful buttery macadamia nut that you know so well!  Australia provides nearly 30% of the world’s supply of macadamias, closely...

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Cashews

#TWK Real Food Series Cashews Nutrition Facts Nuts

Cashews

Have you ever wondered where cashews come from? These delicious little nuts are not all they appear to be! 

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Kampot Pepper

#TWK Real Food Series

Kampot Pepper

The Whole Kitchen family finally visited our partner FairFarms pepper farm in Cambodia. We enjoyed an amazing tour of the farm and learnt so much about pepper farming. The use of organic techniques, utilising natural materials like drying the bark from the wooden posts to trail the vines, ways to manage the rain and dry seasons and how to keep those pests away naturally. In 2010, Cambodia’s Kampot Province was certified appellation of origin for its peppercorns. A region which is now protected for organic traditional farming practices and employing many local people. Currently, Kampot Pepper is featured in our light healthy...

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Food for thought - Shifting crop production

#TWK Real Food Series

Have you ever wondered what the biggest food commodities of the world are and which countries are the biggest producers?🤔You may know that China produces the most rice but did you know that China is also the biggest producer AND consumer of wheat as well?!Corn and wheat yields are double that of rice and soybean. With this enormous global supply of wheat and corn we are seeing this creep into our daily lives in all different formats.Not only are they actual food products but they are used in processed foods, agriculture (animal feeds and pesticides), pharmaceutical, cosmetics, packaging and even...

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What is real food?

#TWK Real Food Series

Real Food are foods that have been minimally processed and maintain their natural state. Food that you may recognise visually, by smell, by taste or touch. Foods that are grown in the soil or the sea. Food that will eventually deteriorate.  The Whole Kitchen creates uncomplicated honest food. Tasty and nutrious food made from real ingredients. Whole nuts & seeds, real fruits & vegetables, quality oils, salts, sugars & spice. All without preservatives, artificial flavours, colours & additives.We will be discussing the origins of food, agriculture and interesting food facts coming up as part of our educational series. So stay...

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