My adorable Mr Misk discovered that he can crack a walnut using just 3 fingers, and each half of the walnut’s ‘meat’ remains perfectly whole.
Here’s how to do it. Tuck the whole walnut under your middle finger, tucking it back a bit so your finger touches the table. Now crook your index finger and 4th finger around the nut shell, tightly so it doesn’t shoot off the table like a bashed ping-pong ball. Now whack the the top of your middle finger (moderately lightly) with the side of your other hand.
Nine out of ten times, the shell will crack cleanly and easily in half. Sometimes it won’t so don’t bruise yourself if you have a duff nut.
Mr Misk Cracks a Walnut with His Fingers Here’s a video of Mr Misk performing this nifty, and thoroughly useful, party trick. So much more impressive than removing a beer bottle cap with the tip of your nose.
Do let us know how you get on with this. We think it’s quite amazing!