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Macadamia Ricotta

By Aro Ha Wellness Retreat, Queenstown

Macadamia Ricotta
Aro Ha Wellness Retreat in Queenstown, New Zealand share their raw recipe for a nutty spread that's great for the complexion.

Makes about 2 ½ cups | Serves 8


240 grams Macadamia Nuts

120 grams Brazil Nuts

120 grams Cashews (soak & blend with 1/2cup water)

50ml Lemon Juice

25 grams Nutritional yeast

15ml Olive Oil

pinch of salt


Soak the macadamias and brazil nuts together for 18 hours to ferment. They will sprout and then get a little bubbly and sour smelling.

Drain & rinse well – keep rinsing till they smell a little fresher.

Soak the cashews over 4 hours, drain and rinse, then blend with ½ cup water.

In a food processor, grind the fermented macadamia & brazil nuts together into a fine meal.

Add blended cashew, along with the remaining ingredients & whip everything into a thick creamy cheese spread.


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