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Date Posted: 7 August 2014  

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Morish Nuts has been featured in an article by the Courier Mail for our famous Morish MnM Cooler showbag at the Royal Queensland Show. Check out the article below!

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Date Posted: 1 July 2014  

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We are all always trying to find and bake new ideas for our family and friends, and this is one that will definitely impress the masses.

If you like biscuits, macadamias, carrot cake, or a cream cheese filling then this is something you cannot go past. This recipe is very versatile, you can add coconut, or cranberries instead of raisins, or alter the amount of cinnamon in it as you please. You can change the texture of the cookies from chewy, soft, or crispy just by how you put the dough into the oven. If you want them crispy just make them fl...


Date Posted: 1 July 2014  

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The humble native Australian macadamia nut has become a world-wide favourite due to its fantastic sweet taste, crunchy texture, and amazing health benefits. But where does this delicious nut come from and how is it produced ready for us to eat?

Macadamia nuts grow on trees in orchards. The farmers work hard in order to make sure their crop is of the highest Australian standard possible.

The orchard facts

  • Farmers consider the soil, the spacing and layout of the trees, and irrigation as a first step
  • He...


Date Posted: 6 June 2014  

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Nuts and fibre go hand in hand when it comes to helping with digestion. We know we need to eat fibre rich foods in order to create a healthy and balanced digestive system. Macadamias and other nuts are not only high in fibre, but also possess qualities which are essential to a healthy and balanced intestinal tract.
Macadamias can help the digestive system by providing it with high fibre; approximately 7% fibre is contained in the nuts. Foods which are high in fibre help with satiety, keeping us feeling fuller for longer and making sure we don’t overeat. They slow digestion, making sure that we absorb ...


Date Posted: 6 June 2014  

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A new season has begun for the macadamia nut, and with it we can celebrate the 40th anniversary of the wonderful nut being commercially grown in Australia. We are so proud that these delicious buttery treats originate in our beautiful country, so why not celebrate by making macadamia nut butter!
Nut butter is something so easy to make that there really is no excuse to purchase it from the shop anymore. There is nothing like the delicious buttery wiped taste of fresh macadamia nut butter.
Nut butter is becoming popular recently as it is quick, easy to make, and you know exactly what is going int...


Date Posted: 12 May 2014  

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We all try to avoid fat in our diets but did you know that some fats are actually good for us? It is the saturated fats that we need to avoid and the healthy ones like mono-saturated and poly-unsaturated (Omega-6) fats that we are encouraged to eat and enjoy instead. The Heart Foundation recommends we eat fats as part of a healthy diet and advises we not cut them out.
Saturated fats are the fats you will find in foods such as butter, cheese, fatty meats, different oils, pastries, deep fried foods, fatty snacks or biscuits. This type of fat is the main reason people develop ...


Date Posted: 12 May 2014  

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Did you know that the delicious humble nut can boost your beauty regime and is considered a super food? These little bite size treats are not only great for your insides by filling you up with fibre, good fats, and protein, they also make your skin appear smoother, nails stronger, and hair shinier on the outside. Here are some of the wonderful beauty benefits of nuts.
Hair careIf your hair is dull, lifeless, and lacking a bit of oomph look no further than your nut bowl. Shampoo advertisements will bombard you with promises of shiny locks and healthy strands, but good hair car...


Date Posted: 27 March 2014  

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Finding tasty foods to eat whilst managing coeliac disease or maintaining a gluten free diet used to be quite difficult. Luckily it is fast becoming much easier and gluten free products are becoming readily accessible. These products are necessary for sufferers but are becoming very popular amongst others embracing a gluten free diet and lifestyle for the health benefits.
Coeliac disease affects at least 1 in 100 Australians, with many remaining undiagnosed and suffering unknowingly. Many Australians also suffer from a gluten intolerance, which means they too cannot...


Date Posted: 27 March 2014  

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Like to watch? Have you been wondering how exactly we create the marvellous nut flavours and what our roasting techniques are like? We welcome you to come and visit our new production site at 640 Great Northern Hwy, Herne Hill.

We thank local MLA Alicia Hayden for officiating our recent grand opening to the new facility. Our lovely customers can now come and enjoy watching the roasting process. We have a huge selection for sale in our retail store also, including macadamias, peanuts, mixes, cashews, and almonds.

As well as your favourites, we also enjoy a bit of nutty experimentat...


Date Posted: 10 March 2014  

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Welove almonds – not just because they’re delicious, but because they’re full ofvitamin E, calcium, and have the potential to lower your cholesterol. But justhow do they do that?

Takea look at the stats below from Healthaliciousness.com [http://www.healthaliciousness.com/blog/How-much-do-almonds-lower-cholesterol.php]:

Numerous studies report up to a 10%reduction of bad Cholesterol (LDLs) for study particpants consuming almondsversus those who don't. This reduction occurs without harming levels of goodcholesterol (HDLs).1-4The results show you simply have toconsume almonds without making any other changes to your diet.

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Date Posted: 10 March 2014  

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At Morish Nuts, we love macadamias! They’re sweet, refreshing and burtsting with essential vitamins and minerals, as well as mono-unsaturated fatty acids, perfect for a healthy heart.

Here are some more health benefits of macadamias:

  • Macadamia nuts have sweet taste and are rich source of energy. 100 g of nuts provide about 718 calorie/100 g, which is one of the highest values among nuts.
  • They are packed with numerous health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health and wellness
  • 100 g of macadamia provides 8.6 g or 23% of daily-recommended levels ofdietary fiber. Additionally...


Date Posted: 10 March 2014  

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Warmnights call for easy and breezy dishes, best enjoyed with friends and family.Next time you want to wow your guests, try this dish – its delicious, and bestof all easy to make!

INGREDIENTS

21/2 cups roasted macadamia nuts

11/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs

2eggs, lightly beaten

2teaspoons water

4x 180g barramundi fillets

1/4cup olive oil

lemonwedges, aioli and green salad, to serve.

METHOD

Step1

Processnuts and breadcrumbs in a food processor to fine crumbs. Remove to a shallowdish. Season with salt ...


Date Posted: 10 March 2014  

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Summeris almost over – so make the most of the hot weather with this beautifultropical salad, paired perfectly with our delicious macadamias: http://www.morish.com.au/macadamia

 

Mango, avocado & macadamia salad


INGREDIENTS
1 ripe mango

1ripe avocado

Juiceof 1 lime

2tablespoons of olive oil

1garlic clove, crushed

1teaspoon wholegrain mustard

1long red chilli, deseeded and sliced

100grocket lea...


Date Posted: 19 January 2014  

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Raw Macadamia Lime Cheesecake

(Makesone 20cm cheesecake)

Base:

Grind all the base ingredients up together in the Thermomix onspeed 9 for 20 seconds, or until finely ground.

- 130g raw macadamia nuts(http://www.morish.com.au/macadamia/morish-jumbo-raw-macadamia )

- 70g organic shredded or flaked coconut(additive free)

- 8 fresh dates(eg. Medjool),pitted

- a pinch of fine Himalayan salt

Grease the inside of a 20cm springform cake tin with coconut oil. Press the base mixture firmly into the base of the t...


Date Posted: 23 December 2013  

Hold onto your paper hats, because we’ve compiled a list of some of the cheesiest, corniest (and not to mention nuttiest) Christmas cracker jokes of all time! What would you add to the list?

 

What does Santa suffer from if he gets stuck in a chimney?
Claustrophobia!

Why does Santa have three gardens?
So he can 'ho ho ho'!

Why did Santa's helper see the doctor?
Because he had a low 'elf' esteem!

What kind of motorbike does Santa ride?
A Holly Davidson!

What do you call a cat in the desert?
Sandy Claws!

Who delivers presents to cats?
Santa Paws!


Date Posted: 12 December 2013  

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You’ll Need:

2 cups mixed dried fruit

1/3 cup brandy

185g unsalted butter, softened

1/2 cup brown sugar

3 eggs

3/4 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained

1 cup roughly chopped macadamias (http://www.morish.com.au/macadamia/morish-jumbo-raw-macadamia)

1 cup plain flour, sifted

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Date Posted: 27 November 2013  

Western Australia is fast becoming known as a world culinary destination and, according to the Hon Alyssa Hayden, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Tourism, Swan Valley producers such as Morish Nuts, are making this happen.

 

Almost 80 guests, including politicians, industry leaders, Virgin Airline representative, business owners and personalities, turned up for the unveiling of Morish Nuts new purpose-built shop and factory, strategically situated along the mecca tourist strip of the Swan Valley, on Monday, November 25.

 

According to Ms Hayden, Morish Nuts decision to move from their former premises in East Perth was their best...


Date Posted: 25 November 2013  

Warmer weather means friends and family around, with plenty of love and laughter :)

To keep the laughter going, why not test out some of these peanut jokes! Which one is your favourite?

Q: Where do peanut drivers go to fill their tanks?

A: The Shell station!

 

Q: How do you catch an elephant?

A: Hide in the grass and make a sound like a peanut!

 

Q: What kind of socks do you need to plant peanuts?

A: Garden hose!

 

Q: Where did the peanuts go to have a few drinks?

A: The Snack Bar!

 

Two peanuts were walking down a road

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Date Posted: 18 November 2013  

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Christmasis coming around the corner, and you know what that means – time to startplanning your Christmas menu!
To give you some inspiration, take a look at this sumptuous Grilled TurkeyCutlets with Olive and Almonds – delish!

 

 

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Date Posted: 31 October 2013  

Summer is great ‘chips and dip’ weather, and hummus is always a crowd pleaser -but did you know you can make it with macadamias? With only 5 ingredients (and no oil!) it’s light, spreadable and delicious!
Ingredients1 cup Morish Jumbo Raw macadamia nuts, soaked in water for 24 hours, drained and rinsed2-3 cloves garlic3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2-3 tablespoons water2 tablespoons tahinipinch cayenne peppersea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
InstructionsAdd all ingredients to the bowl of your food processor or high powered blender and blend on high until smooth.
NotesBegin with 2 cloves of garlic and 2 tabl...