Cara Tannenbaum and Andrea Tutunjian deliver the essential cookbook for Mother Nature's most versatile and nutritious ingredients. With more than 250 recipes exploring the culinary and cultural history of nuts and seeds, In a Nutshell unites the smooth, crunchy, savoury and sweet. In a Nutshell is organised to reflect the way we eat meals today, with chapters like Nibbles, Dip It, Noodles and Nuts and Family Style. Omnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike will delight in dishes both simple and complex. Culinary cheerleaders for the powerful team of sixteen nuts and seeds featured in the book, Tannenbaum and Tutunjian prove that nuts are so much more than a snack.