Italian hazelnuts grown in Piedmont for sale on Shop Baldaiassa

The Hazelnuts for sale on Shop Baldaiassa are exclusively of the Tonda Gentile Trilobata variety (origin: ITALY - Piedmont), they are hazelnuts with a typical three-lobed shape, from which their name, and they have always been considered "precious hazelnuts" for their sweetness and delicacy of taste from fresh raw shelled and appreciated all over the world for their unmistakable roasted aroma.

The hazelnuts for sale on Shop Baldaiassa are always fresh as their processing and packaging take place daily on small batches, so as to preserve their freshness and unmistakable aroma.

Hazelnuts are first shelled, calibrated and selected manually, then a part of these is packaged raw, while the rest goes through the roasting process, which allows to eliminate the external film as well as enhance the aroma.

On Shop Baldaiassa you can buy raw shelled hazelnuts, peeled toasted hazelnuts or partially peeled toasted hazelnuts. The hazelnuts offered for sale are packaged in vacuum-packed food sachets in the sizes of 1 kg and 250 g; the 250 g one is very appreciated for the presence of the freshness-saving zip closure, which makes it very practical as a snack even outside the home.

The benefits of hazelnuts

Hazelnuts are an excellent source of vitamins, in particular the fat-soluble ones of group E, where Tocopherols stand out for their strong antioxidant action against cells, acting with a protective action against free radicals. They are also rich in minerals such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium in addition to their precious contribution to the human body of dietary fibers.

Hazelnuts are made up of about 60% of fats, among which the unsaturated ones are highlighted, the so-called "good" fats, with the now known function of lowering bad cholesterol. They have great satiating power and for this they are an extraordinary and extremely healthy snack.

Hazelnuts in sweet and savory recipes

The hazelnuts of the Tonda Gentile Trilobata variety have always been celebrated by master pastry chefs and chocolatiers from all over the world for their sweetness and for the aromas and fragrances that they are able to give back when roasted; for this reason their use in baked goods, puddings, ice creams and in general in all sweet products is always appreciated as a successful combination.

Expertly dosed, these particular hazelnuts are also used in cooking, they are in fact a confirmation of traditional Piedmontese dishes based on meat or fish, such as roasted rabbit with hazelnuts or anchovies in hazelnut sauce to name just a few.

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