Hazelnuts

Decorating By Gatorfan01 Updated 20 Aug 2010 , 1:57pm by funcakes

Gatorfan01 Posted 19 Aug 2010 , 4:57pm
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Where can I purchase hazelnuts? I have a fantastic recipe that uses ground hazelnuts and I can't find them anywhere.

Thanks in advance.

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Cakepro Posted 19 Aug 2010 , 8:59pm
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Well, I buy mine at the grocery store. Do you have a grocery store that carries gourmet and specialty items? Also, Whole Foods has them.

funcakes Posted 19 Aug 2010 , 10:52pm
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I may be mistaken, but I think they are called filberts in some locations. Have you looked for filberts? Hazelnuts are sold everywhere around here, they can be easily found in all our grocery stores.
We do have some shops here that specialize in nuts. They always have them there. Do you have nut shops where you live?
If that doesn't help I think you can buy them online from sites like Harry and David.
HTH

Cakepro Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 7:50am
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Hazelnuts and filberts are two entirely different nuts.

funcakes Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 12:29pm
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Here is some info on hazelnuts and filberts. They also sell nuts. I have no information about buying from this site because I can get them locally.
HTH

http://www.thenutfactory.com/kitchen/facts/facts-filberts.html

Cakepro Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 1:24pm
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Haha! All my life I have been calling Brazil nuts 'filberts.' Good to learn something new!

funcakes Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 1:57pm
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My parents always called Brazil nuts filberts too, and I thought that was what they were until I needed hazelnut paste for a recipe and couldn't find it at a baking supply store. The owner gave me filbert paste and said it was the same thing. Live and learn! LOL

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