The Pantry Quiz #47
True or false?
I love cashews (true). In fact, I no longer buy them until I have a recipe planned, because I will nibble at them nonstop (true). For each of these statements about cashews, answer true or false:
1. Cashews are not nuts.
2. They are in the same plant family as poison ivy.
3. Cashews are native to India.
4. Cashew paste is sometimes used to make vegan cheese.
5. Cashews can be stored in the freezer for up to six months.
Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.
[Last week's answer: Tamarind. I keep tamarind concentrate, and blocks of tamarind pulp, in my pantry.]
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