We cold-press this walnut oil for you at our production plant in Berkeley, California.
It has a robust, nutty tone, tempered by a buttery sweetness. According to the Wall St. Journal, “If you are going to experiment with just one oil, walnut is a good start – its flavor is at once familiar and startling in its depth. It is also widely adaptable, lending warmth to
vinaigrettes (especially ones with a dash of mustard), new life to pureed vegetable soups and a toasty presence to baked goods.”
Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B-1, B-2, and B-3, Vitamin-E and niacin, the health benefits of walnuts and/or were first identified in 1931 when researchers discovered that they were a significant source of vitamin C. Walnuts are also rich in phytonutrients and are an excellent source of selenium, phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, iron, and calcium.
Walnuts and walnut oil have been cited as one of the best antioxidant sources among the tree nuts. Antioxidants are substances that counter the effects of free radicals, which are substances that cause cell damage and accelerate the aging process. Studies show regular use of walnut oil provides a dietary source of essential fatty acids and antioxidants, both of which are often difficult to attain in adequate quantities within a typical Western diet.
Walnut oil is best used in cold sauces, salads and tossed on pasta It is also great in desert recipes for a nutty flavor!
Country of Origin: USA
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