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macadamia

(ˌmækəˈdeɪmɪə)
n
1. (Plants) any tree of the Australian proteaceous genus Macadamia, esp M. ternifolia, having clusters of small white flowers and edible nutlike seeds
2. (Plants) macadamia nut the seed of this tree
[C19: New Latin, named after John Macadam (1827–1865), Australian chemist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macadamia - any tree of the genus Macadamiamacadamia - any tree of the genus Macadamia  
genus Macadamia - trees or shrubs; Madagascar to Australia
Macadamia integrifolia - medium-sized tree of eastern Australia having creamy-white flowers
macadamia nut, macadamia nut tree, Macadamia ternifolia - small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts
Macadamia tetraphylla, Queensland nut - bushy tree with pink to purple flowers
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
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Blueberry yogurt cheesecake Serves - 4 Serves - 4 Prep time - 15 minutes Prep time - 15 minutes Soaking time - 4 hours Soaking time - 4 hours Setting time - 1-2 hours Setting time - 1-2 hours INGREDIENTS 500g Alpro Simply Plain 500g Alpro Simply Plain alternative to yogurt alternative to yogurt 150g of blueberries 150g of blueberries 3 leaves of gelatin 3 leaves of gelatin 100g macadamia nuts 100g macadamia nuts 50g medjool dates 50g medjool dates 10g desiccated coconut 10g desiccated coconut METHOD Place the macadamia Place the macadamia nuts in a bowl and cover nuts in a bowl and cover with cold water.
INGREDIENTS: 200g pudding rice 300ml whole milk 80g caster sugar 1 x 400ml can coconut milk 1 vanilla pod, split open 50g macadamia nuts 20g desiccated coconut Fine strips of orange zest, to garnish For the blueberry compote: 250g blueberries 1tbsp caster sugar 2 strips of orange peel METHOD: Put the rice, milk, caster sugar and coconut milk in a saucepan.
Introduzida no Havai em 1881, em poucos anos, o arquipelago tornou-se um grande produtor da noz, e campanhas publicitarias incentivavam os turistas a adquirir a macadamia que recebeu o apelido de "Noz-do-Havai".