Time to go a little nuts because today is National Macadamia Nut Day, and it cannot come and go without its proper recognition. The macadamia nut is full of surprises, and we’re deshelling the important things you need to know to help you maximize National Macadamia Nut Day!
Fun fact 1
It’s rare to find foods that are tasty and healthy for you, but that’s one reason we love the macadamia nut. A savory treat that can also lower your risk of heart disease, the macadamia nut makes for the perfect snack! According to Medical News Today, eating any type of tree nut, including the macadamia nut, lowers total cholesterol, which may be linked with lowered heart failure. Is anybody else feeling a little hungry?
Fun Fact 2
As if you needed another reason to love Hawaii, the rainbow state is the primary producer of the macadamia nut within the United States, and Americans are the world’s largest consumer of the heart–healthy nut. While its native place of origin is Australia, the mac nut is consistently associated with Hawaii as the state held the first commercial farm for the nut. Oh, also worth nutting, Hawaii is the best place in the world to celebrate National Macadamia Nut Day.
Fun fact 3
The world’s number one location to celebrate National Macadamia Nut Day is Top of Waikiki. With three uniquely crafted dishes that take full advantage of what the macadamia nut has to offer, and a venue with the island’s best view, there is no better place to celebrate!
The three macadamia nut dishes you HAVE to try tonight are:
1) The Tempura Burrata with Spicy Tomato, basil, and macadamia nut pesto.
2) Our Kurobuta Pork Chop that has an apple curry glazed 100% 12oz. Berkshire pork chop, macadamia nut mango chutney crust, and butternut squash mascarpone puree, served with roasted vegetables
3) And to finish off the night a local macadamia nut gelato for dessert!
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