What Makes A Nut A Nut?

4 April 2018, 14:51

Nuts
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Mystery Hour Question

Name: Kavan, Chelsea.

Question: What makes a nut a nut?

Answer: Terry, Croydon.

Qualification: Food enthusiast.

All nuts are seeds, but not all seeds are nuts. It’s all about how the fruit presents the seed. If you get a single seed within a hard wall, it’s a nut e.g. a hazelnut. Brazil nuts are not strictly speaking nuts, because there are more than one seed within a shell.

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