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Offline BurntFingers

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Pignoli or pine nuts
« on: July 26, 2009, 09:17:40 AM »
Have you noticed the difference in the taste of the pine nuts depending on the country of origin?  I guess we are used to those from European and not Oriental sources.  The price difference is huge.   


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Re: Pignoli or pine nuts
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2009, 10:32:50 AM »
The local ones here are very different from the mass-produced Chinese/Russian ones - much sweeter, less resin. My property is full of piņon trees, but they are a real pain to shell/peel. When I buy from the local stands, they are $11 - $15 per pound.