Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

INTRODUCTION

It is not a bad idea to pair nuts with prunes or dates.. In fact it is very delicious .. Whereas the prunes and dates provide natural sweetness to the snack, the nuts provide crunchiness and negate part of the sweetness.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

However, I am unsure which countries’ snack is it. Since dates are plentiful abundance in middle eastern countries, it was always a souvenir from the Middle East. However, China also has their own version using red dates and the first time I savour this combo is from a Facebook Friend who has given me some that she purchased in Taiwan.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

This is such a simple recipe that I do not even know how to write. It is fast and easy yet elegantly presented and delicious. It is more of a concept introduction rather than a recipe.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

Dates are good ingredients and red dates aka jujube is another good alternative. As for the nuts, macadamia is one of the best nuts that lifted the status of the snack but other nuts can also be used such as toasted walnuts and almonds or even pecan.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

If you are asking where to get the dates and prunes, Malay called this korma and now it is  easily available in most markets. These preserved fruits are very common during the Muslim fasting months or Ramadan. in fact, during these 2 months, there are many grades and qualities of dates being sold at different prices. Some can be rather costly if it is of good quality.  Dates are energy packed snacks due to its high glucose content and hence appropriate in the month of Ramadan.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)


WHAT IS REQUIRED

Servings: 5-6 adult snack servings

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

  • 250 grams of pitted dates
  • 50 grams of macadamia nuts (whole)

*You can get both these items at most bakeries shop

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)


STEPS OF PREPARATION

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

  • Use a scissor to cut a slit on the dates . Cut off the hard part near the end of the dates, if any.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

  • Pluck open the cut dates and insert 2-3 pieces of macadamia nuts into the dates. The snack is ready to be served.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)


CONCLUSION

I have to thank my Facebook friend who has given me a pack and give me inspiration to issue this recipe. Is this a recipe? May be not but i hope via this post, it will give inspiration to others who has not eaten this combo before. Trust me, it is a healthy and delicious snack that is addictive. Remember that you have a choice of nuts and dates can be substituted with prunes or red jujube or red dates .

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

If you like the post and think that the recipe is of help to you, please click on any advertisement and I may be earning 1-2 cents with each click to finance to blog. Your click will not lead you to malicious website as they are all governed by Google Inc. You can click and leave the site after entering without leaving any trails. You have no obligation to do so but it does help bloggers to share more recipe.  Cheers and have nice day.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)


You can follow me at PINTEREST or visit the blog’s FACEBOOK PAGE to keep abreast of my future posts. Also follow me at INSTAGRAM or TSU, a new social network for some more personal sharing other than recipes.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

You can also join the FOOD BLOGGERS AND FOODIES UNITED FACEBOOK GROUP and FOOD PARADISE 美食天堂to see more recipes. I am posting my daily home cooked food in the above Facebook Group daily. I would be more than happy if you can  post in the Group for the recipes that you tried from my blog.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

If you are a Pinterest user and you are interested to have more recipes, you can join or follow this Pinterest Board set up by me  where there are more than 2600 recipes worldwide and pinned by various bloggers: FOOD BLOGGERS AND FOODIES UNITED PINTEREST BOARD.

Macadamia Pitted Dates (夏果椰枣)

Translate »
简体中文繁體中文Bahasa Melayu
%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar