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A Hazelnut Challenge for Nut Lovers

Have fun while cracking this challenge!
Priya Johnson
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Almost all of us love the popular Hazelnut chocolate butter 'Nutella'. Why not! It's so utterly delicious! However, is our hazelnut knowledge limited to just Nutella. Let's find out...
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Quick Fact
Hazelnuts come in a thick, brown, hard outer shell. This shell is smooth and can be cracked using any nutcracker.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Good to Know
Hazelnut skin can be consumed, however, it has a bitter flavour to it, especially if it's being used in a recipe. They are mostly skinned before being used
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Quick Fact
Because hazelnuts are high in antioxidants, they reduce free-radical cell damage and help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Did You Know?
Shelled hazelnuts become rancid quickly, if not stored properly. To test unshelled ones, shake the packet. If you hear a rattling sound, it means nuts are drying out.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Good to Know
Turkey is responsible for over 80% of hazelnut production in the world. Italy follows in second place and Spain in third.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Fun Fact
The Italian manufacturer Ferrero SpA uses up 25% of total hazelnut yield. Apparently, they first added hazelnuts to the chocolate to reduce the overall cost.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Quick Fact
Hazelnuts are good source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E and phenolic compounds, which help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancers.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Good to Know
Besides being used in cosmetic and medicinal products hazelnut oil is also used in salads and dressings.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017