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Macadamia

Australian genus of trees in the family Proteaceae; grown commercially for their fruits (Macadamia, Australian bush or Bopple Nut). The leaves and seeds contain cyanogenetic glycosides and are a potential cause of cyanide poisoning. Includes M. integrifolia, M. ternifolia, M. tetraphylla, M. whelanii.
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Certainly the menu reads well - starters such as lobster and Cornish crab served with macademia nuts and a delicate spice dressing, main courses such as belly, trotter and fillet of Wiltshire pork with a Calvados infusion and a vanilla puree and desserts such as croquant of pistachio parfait with milk snow chocolate and raspberries.
Mouth-watering dishes include Spring Spinach and Scallion Soup; Stuffed Bell Peppers; Chinese Chicken Wings; Steamed Bananas in Rum Chocolate Caramel with Macademia Nuts, and much, much more.
The company has developed DNA based testing methods that can detect and differentiate trace amounts of peanuts, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, almonds and Macademia nuts in all kinds of foods.