There are several kinds of walnut, the Persian walnut (by far the most common), the Black walnut (more flavorful and expensive), the Butternut, the Japanese walnut and others. Walnuts are very similar to pecans.
Recipes featuring walnuts include
- Madeira Honey Cake
- Butter tart
- Pesto (as a pine nut replacement)
- Saucepan Fudge Crackle Cookies
- Molasses Cookies