Pine Nuts


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Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

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Also called pignoli in Italian, these are the edible seeds extracted from some varieties of pine cones. These small, elongated ivory-colored seeds have a soft texture and a mild, nutty, buttery flavor. Lightly toasting them really brings out their flavor and adds a delicious crunch.