Pistachios are those green-tinged nuts available in large bags at your Middle Eastern grocery for a cost effective price. Pistachio icecream is more or less well known in the West, and France has the best pistachio sorbet. Unshelled nuts, salted, are a common pre-dinner or drinks snack. But otherwise they don’t appear on our tables very much.
It is a pity, as they add colour, texture and flavour to dishes. Case in point – these nine lovely recipes.
And of course – Pistachio Nut Butter