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One of the oldest nuts in the world pistachios are packed with nutritional credentials and revered as the symbol of wellness and robust health since ancient times.
You may be used to enjoying pistachios simply as a savoury snack, but have you ever tried cooking with them in pistachio recipes?
Perfect for sweet or savoury cooking the green nut imparts a delicate flavour and interesting colour to any number of dishes.
Beloved of Middle Eastern and Greek cuisine pistachios are a perfect accompaniement to sweet honey pastries, or even scattered on tomato soup, tuna or pasta.
Here are some favourite, unusual and chef inspired pistachio recipes that celebrate the might of oldest nut in the world.
Looking for a simple breakfast or dessert idea? For this simple and healthy recipe you only need 3 ingredients - pistachios, honey and Greek yogurt.
Always wanted to try making your own Greek Baklava at home - here's your chance! this honey laden pastry dessert is perfect for pistachios.
This spicy tomato soup makes for an interesting appetizer made with yogurt and pistachio dumplings.
It may look impressive but this is a very simple tuna recipe shared by Filippo Gozzoli, chef at Pescheria Da Claudio restaurant in Milan for fresh tuna carpaccio with pistachio essence and vegetable sprouts. A perfect dinner party appetizer.
Try this unusual tuna recipe by Italian chef Enrico Cerea at 'Live From Milan'. An unusual pasta dish that will be sure to get your guests talking.