DID YOU KNOW?
The earliest evidence of the pistachios’ existence was found at the archeological site Gesher Benot Ya’aqov, which is 780,000 years old. It is also said the Queen of Sheba herself loved these green little delicacies, which were considered a symbol of happiness.
RECIPES WITH Pistachios
Nut & Dried Fruit Origins
NUTS & DriEDFRUIT QUIZ
Prescribed for liver disease and described as an aphrodisiac in the Islamic Middle East, is which fruit?
Correct answer: b) Avicenna, considered the greatest doctor and scientist of the Islamic Middle East, prescribed pistachios for liver disease and described them as an aphrodisiac in his Canon of Medicine.
Coming from the same botanical family as cashews and mangos is which fruit?
Correct answer: c) Pistachio. Pistacia vera L. belongs to the Anacardiaceae family, which includes mango (Mangifera indica L.) and cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) among 400 species.
Matcha Oatmeal with Pistachios
Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distictio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placear facere