TOPICS: ‘Cashew’

Mangosteen Jam & Cashew Nut Turnovers a la Marketman

05 Apr, 2011

We had some leftover puff pastry from last Christmas in deep freeze, so we decided to thaw it and experiment with some turnovers. I guess I should have remembered the semi-disastrous jam in pan de sal experiments of only a few months ago, but I didn’t and thankfully, I didn’t have exploding turnovers……

Cashew & Guava Jelly Butter a la Marketman

05 Apr, 2011

I am definitely getting a bit more ornery as I get older. Take for example a simple breakfast at a fabulous five star hotel on a fabulous beach somewhere in the Philippine archipelago — the toast arrives accompanied by by some butter — and more often than not, seriously crappy bottled jam. …

Roast Your Own Nuts…

04 Apr, 2011

Hahaha. I couldn’t resist that title for the post. We were in Palawan recently and we visited our “suki” cashew nut manufacturer/wholesaler/retailer and managed to convince them to sell us a kilo of freshly shelled, not even sun-dried, and certainly not dry-roasted or deep fried cashew nuts. While we also love…

Fresh Kasoy / Cashews

04 Apr, 2011

The family was back in Coron/Culion a couple of weeks ago for a two night visit, and it just happened to be the height of kasoy season again. I have written about Kasoy before, in posts I link at the bottom of this post, so I won’t get into repeating information from earlier…

Lita Escarda’s Wonderful Cashew Nuts

26 Apr, 2010

Never quibble about the price of your cashew nuts. NEVER. If you only knew how much time and effort is required to process these delicious morsels, you wouldn’t be so quick to drive a hard bargain, feeling smug that you had managed to claw back some 10 or 20 pesos from the…

Whole Roasted Palawan Cashew Nuts

22 Apr, 2010

On a late afternoon visit to the Coron public market, we noticed this lady selling what looked like whole cashew kernels for sale, with burnished “skins” still on. There are several ways to cook and extract cashew nuts (and/or extract and cook cashews) from their hard shells. Whole cashew kernels are an…

 

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