Macadamia nut, also known as Queensland nut, Bush nut, Maroochi nut, and Bauple nut, is a native of Australia where it is locally referred to as boomberaa, jindilli or gyndl. Though there are many species of this nut, only two varieties are commercially produced and today this healthy nut is grown and produced in many places such as South Africa, California, Brazil, Costa Rica, Bolivia, New Zealand, Kenya, Malawi, Israel and Columbia. This nutritious nut is covered in a hard shell that can be cracked with a hammer. There are various Macadamia nut recipes that are native to each region and the nice flavor of these dishes is because of the macadamia nut.
History of Macadamia Nut Recipes
Culinary Uses of Macadamia Nuts
Popular Macadamia Nut Recipes of Various Cuisines
Other popular macadamia nut recipes are Orange Macadamia Biscotti, Candied Macadamia Nuts, Glazed Macadamia Nuts, Spaghetti with Gorgonzola and Macadamia Nuts, Mahimahi with Citrus Sauce, Apple Bananas and Macadamia nuts, etc. Many chocolate based snacks in America get their flavor from macadamia nuts.
Macadamia Nut Recipe: Trivia