Pickled Walnuts Reviews
Description:Pickled walnuts originated in England, and are very popular all across Europe, Australia and New Zealand
Newest Review: ... As a result of my researches to date, I have identified at least 60 unique recipes for pickled walnuts, with origins in ... more
Customer Pickled Walnuts Reviews (3)
by Kat Morgenstern - written on 07/09/07
Very well written and packed with thorough research and lots of information. You obviously know what you are talking about and that is very refreshing. Would love to have seen some of these very old recipes you are talking about.
by - written on 16/12/02, updated on 29/12/04 (Very useful, 14010 readings)
Contrary to popular mythology, pickled walnuts did not originate in England, or indeed anywhere in the English-speaking world. The tree itself, Jugans regia, is also mistakenly known as the English Walnut, which might explain how this misunderstanding is perpetuated. In fact, the more accurate common name for this species is the Persian Walnut, as it is this part of the world where its cultivation first began, perhaps as much as 8,000 years ago. It was in Persia, or more broadly, in south central Asia, that the tree we now know as the English Walnut was first grown as an agricultural crop, and it was very likely in this area of the world where pickling walnuts ... Read the complete review
by - written on 27/04/01, updated on 23/05/01 (Very useful, 1263 readings)
Why don’t they break your teeth and leave you agony? Because the Walnuts are picked before they develop their notoriously hard shell. I once heard that it was the vinegar that softened the shell during the pickling process but I think you’d agree that a vinegar with stronger softening properties than Lenor Comfort Plus would be needed. It’s simply not true. Put the ghosts to rest (those people that have tried pickling Walnuts with hard shells, lost and now float in another vortex), the shells are not hard at the start of production. Anyway, NASA have been known to use the shells to cover rocket parts that are exposed to high temperatures so ... Read the complete review
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