Saturday, February 10, 2007

one of those foodie moments

Hands up if you can identify this little goodie!

I had one of those "Oh my god!", foodie moments when I tried one of these at the farmers market this morning.

If you don't know - have a guess.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its a fresh pistachio!

12:30 pm  
Blogger Another Outspoken Female said...

Darn it - too easy :)

...and was it good for you too?

Other than eating them fresh, does anyone have any tips about using fresh pistachios (instead of the older variety)?

12:36 pm  
Anonymous Andrew said...

ohhhhh....we bought a bag yesterday at the Vic market too!!

We are absolute Pistachio fans, and couldn't pass the short lived opportunity

I have never used fresh Pistachio's before either. One obvious idea that came to mind first was Pistachio Ice-cream...

We also remember a Food Lovers guide episode on these little morsels that offers some ideas;

2:06 pm  
Blogger Ange said...

Guess what, yesterday I just happened to make some White chocolate & Pistachio biscuits which were incredible, the recipe has been posted.

9:34 am  
Blogger Another Outspoken Female said...

Ahh all these delicious dairy-full foods to taunt a dairy-free girl! :)

10:24 am  
Blogger Desci said...

I was going to say 'I'm a little clueless, but is it a pistacio nut?' I'm feeling a little smug about my foodie skillz now, hee!

11:35 am  
Anonymous kathryn said...

Oh, lucky you, fresh pistachios are beautiful - but warning, they don't last long. I bought a huuuuuuuuuuuuuge bag about three years ago, ate a third fresh from the pod, used another chunk in a Moroccan-ish rice pilaf and then three days later had to throw the rest out as they'd turned into furry little monsters (despite being kept in the fridge). I hated the waste.

5:37 pm  

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