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Walnut Meal

Mesculin Salad with UJ's Walnut oil

Mesculin Salad with UJ's Walnut oil

Ingredients

  • 4 oz mesculin or baby romaine or baby spinach
  • 2 oz goat cheese, crumbled or cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup UJ's walnut meal
  • 3 Tbsp  dried blueberries

Dressing

  • 4 Tbsp  UJ's Walnut Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp  balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp prepared mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

Toss the salad greens in a bowl with half the dressing.

Whisk the dressing ingredients together until thoroughly combined.

In a small bowl thoroughly mix walnuts meal, blueberries and cheese with the other half of the vinaigrette.

Arrange the greens on appetiser plates.

Garnish with goat cheese, walnuts and blueberries.

Uncle Joe's Walnut or Hazelnut Macaroons

Uncle Joe's Walnut or Hazelnut Macaroons

Ingredients

180 gm Uncle Joe's Hazelnut Meal (or walnut meal)

200 gm castor sugar

2 egg whites

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

100 gm dark chocolate (melted), or homemade cocoa icing

 

Method

Preheat the oven to 180oC.

Place the hazelnut (or walnut) meal, sugar, egg whites and vanilla in a bowl or food processor and mix into a thick paste.

Place tablespoons of mixture about 2 cm apart on baking paper on a tray and bake for about 15 minutes or until lightly golden.

Cool on a wire rack. Ice with melted chocolate or cocoa icing. Allow to set before serving. Makes approx 20 macaroons. Enjoy these lovely afternoon treats!