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#1 Chagall

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Posted 21 December 2010 - 09:06 PM

Not a recipe but a grumble, whats happened to Brazil nuts? why cant I find really tasty ones anymore, that crack after a long tussle and enclose a crisp white kernel. Nowadays all I can buy are mealy damp things that pop open with little or no pressure and taste like mdf! ....... Bah!
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Posted 21 December 2010 - 09:29 PM

Nowadays all I can buy are mealy damp things that pop open with little or no pressure and taste like mdf! ....... Bah!

I can't help greatly, but note that we currently have a highly expensive bag of Wairose's Organic Chestnuts that are not fit for human consumption, and are due to be returned.

Nuts generally seem poor quality compared to what I remember from years back.

Congratulations though on being able to make the comparison to the taste of MDF - I can't say I have ever sampled that orally myself!
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Posted 21 December 2010 - 09:32 PM

I can't help greatly, but note that we currently have a highly expensive bag of Wairose's Organic Chestnuts that are not fit for human consumption, and are due to be returned.

Nuts generally seem poor quality compared to what I remember from years back.

Congratulations though on being able to make the comparison to the taste of MDF - I can't say I have ever sampled that orally myself!


heh..heh... I guess I should have said tastes like they could be mdf! Ive taken three lots of nuts back already! .....ASDA do a replace and refund guarantee, so tomorrow Im seeing if Tesco's will offer a refund, too darned expensive to chuck in the bin!
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Posted 22 December 2010 - 12:24 AM

They are difficult to buy here, too, if it's any consolation!
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Posted 22 December 2010 - 01:04 AM

I must be getting old, because I used to enjoy a good tussle with the nutcrackers, but I've got a bag of naked ones from \Morrison's which taste just fine.
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Posted 22 December 2010 - 02:10 AM

It's due to climate change. Nuts just aint what they used to be :)
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