Peanuts are probably one of the most popular nuts and make their way into many recipes either whole, roasted or as peanut butter.
Sounds strange, but peanuts are a great compliment to noodles and chilli. Garnish with thinly sliced green onions and some chopped whole peanuts.
The dough for these addictive, delicate Chinese cookies (hua sheng bing in Mandarin) is chock-full of unsalted, roasted peanuts. They're a popular treat year-round, but also great for Chinese New Year.
This recipe has been in my family for a long time. It was always a welcome treat while we did our homework after school. Mum used to press them down with a fork but I have pressed half a peanut into each before baking.
Chicken is slowly cooked in a rich sauce flavoured with capsicum, onion, cumin, garlic, peanuts and a touch of chilli for some kick.
This is a great recipe combination of flavours including onion, capsicum, garlic and tomato; but the real surprise comes from the peanut butter that creates this unique but tasty soup.