Cashews are a type of dried fruit originating from South America, precisely from Brazil. With a lower content of fats compared to other types of dried fruits, they are excellent to accompany or realize both sweet and salty dishes. By grinding them they can be used to make pesto and they are very pleasing to be added to salads, fruit salads, in muesli for breakfast.
For those who are more careful about nutrition, a moderate consumption is however recommended even though they contain healthy substances for heart and blood vessels, such as oleic acid. They are also considered as natural antidepressants, supporters of psycho-physical wellness.