Most know Sandalwood as a common ingredient used in perfumes, incense, skin-products and soaps however it also produces yummy edible fruit and nuts.
The Santalum spicatum kernels have a distinctive and elegant flavour. No surprises here, being both a highly versatile ingredient or a stand-alone product, and this is due to its remarkable texture.
The fruits have a thin flesh which can be enjoyed either fresh or fried.
On the other hand, the creamy-soft nuts inside can be eaten in a number of ways: raw, crushed or roasted as well as added into your cooking.
Ways to include Sandalwood fruit and nuts is by adding them into your:
- Yoghurt & fruit
- Cakes, biscuits, brownies
- Decorating your desserts OR as
- Healthy Snack – by sprinkling your preferred bushfood spices on them