Brazil nut is considered by many to be the most delicious of all nuts.Brazil nut fruits ripen throughout the year.Seeds are small rodents nut spread agouti.They bury the fruits in reserve, and is a small part of their reserves.Brazil nut grows in Bolivia, Peru, Guyana, Venezuela and, of course, Brazil.
The Brazil nut fruit usually is 15-25 seeds covered with a thick shell, as well as the fruits.In appearance, the seeds resemble slices of mandarin.
seeds contain about 70% fat, 16% protein and 7% carbohydrates, vitamins B, A, potassium, magnesium, iron, fiber, phosphorus and selenium.Last mineral element has a rejuvenating effect on the human body.In the two Brazil nuts contains daily intake of selenium.
in Brazil nuts contains niacin, vitamin E, zinc and copper.This nut is an excellent source of flavonoids and arginine.The first element - an amino acid that promotes blood clotting.The second - a preventive antioxidant, helps with cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
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Kernels Brazil nut tastes like pine nuts.Brazil nut to the table serves as a snack, sometimes sprinkled with salt or sugar.
From Brazil nut oil is produced, which is not only used for food, but also used to lubricate the movement.Artists use it for the manufacture of paints.
However, the main purpose of the Brazil nut - use it in food.In the kitchen there is a sufficient number of recipes using this nut.
widely used in Brazil nuts and cosmetology.Healing nut oil penetrates into the skin, creates a protective layer on the surface, preventing the aging and evaporation of water.Apply skin care body, face and hair.
Selenium contained in Brazil nuts, strengthens the immune system, is a good preventive measure against cancer.
Regular consumption of Brazil nuts can help to cope with depression, to make a person stress, improves metabolism and normalizes blood sugar.However, to eat more than two nucleoli Brazil nut a day are not recommended.Everything is good in moderation.
Brazil nuts can be stored without the shell.Within two years, it will retain its useful properties.
Here are some recipes using the Brazil nut.
Chocolate with Brazil Nuts.
You will need 500g of dark chocolate (70% cocoa), a little grated nutmeg, 1 teaspoon ground cloves, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 400 ml whipping cream, 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar, 500 grams of Brazil nuts.
square shape grease with butter, lay cling film.Melt the chocolate, add the cinnamon, powdered sugar, cloves and nutmeg.Pour warmed cream and stir.
Share brazil nuts layer on the bottom of the mold, pour the chocolate.Get a second layer of Brazil nuts and pour over the chocolate.Repeat until all the nuts and all the chocolate will not be used.Refrigerate for 2 hours.
cooled tiles from the refrigerator and cut into small pieces.Such a treat like your children and guests.Stored in refrigerator for several days.
You will need 300 grams of Brazil nuts, 300 g of condensed milk, 150 g of cream, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 150 ml of milk, 4 eggs, 150 g of flour, 200 grams of sugar, 100 grams of chocolate.
Beat the whites in a separate bowl, add sugar to meringue happened.In another bowl, whisk the egg yolks, olive oil, nuts, milk, flour until you have a similarity test.Gently mix the resulting mass with meringue.Pour batter into a greased beforehand with a diameter of 18cm.Put in preheated oven to 180 ° C and bake for 45 minutes.Check stick, piercing the dough.
Cool the resulting cake is cut in half using dental floss.Fluff the lower part of condensed milk.In a separate pan heat the cream and chocolate.The thick mixture to fill the cake, let cool.Sweet cake will be a great treat for your guests.