— NUTS & SEEDS
Pine nuts are the seeds of a pine. They come from four different types of pine trees, The seeds are in a kind of pine cone on the pine tree, so they are not visible from the outside. It is an essential product for the pesto & capriccios.
Availability pine nuts
The pine nuts come from the pine. There are 24 different pines trees around the world which grow pine nuts. There are only 4 trees which have edible nuts. The exact origin of pinenut consumption quite unknown. It can be said that people have been eating this for a long time, looking at the long history of the pine trees. The trees are also widely spread troughout the world.
How to store
You can keep the seeds in a cool and dry environment for a long time.
How to eat
The taste of pine nuts become extra delicious if you roast them in a dry pan, but they can also be eaten raw. The most famous preperation with pinenutes is of course the world famous Italian pesto. Pine nuts also taste fantastic as a carpaccio, salad or pasta topping and even in pastries.