The distinctive sweet and buttery nutty flavour gives it an advantage over other nuts due to its ability to stand out in recipes with other competing flavours. This is one of the reasons hazelnuts work so well when paired with chocolate.
They are a source of a range of B Vitamins. Which unusually for nuts, includes folate, an essential nutrient for red blood cell production. With all these nutrients just 30 hazelnuts a day can reduce the chance of developing heart disease by 29%.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Turkey
INGREDIENTS: 100% Hazelnuts.
ALLERGENS: Tree nuts [hazelnuts].
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
Energy (kcal) 679
Protein (g) 17
Fat (g) 64
incl. saturates (g) 4.6
Carbs (g) 5.7
incl. sugars (g) 3.8
Fibre (g) 8.9
Salt (g) 0
HOW TO ENJOY
Hazelnuts are best suited to deserts and baking, working especially well with chocolate. Although their nutty flavour also works in other dishes such as meatloaf and poultry fillings, gratin topping, salads and appetizers.