Try pistachio nuts in everything from pistachio macaroons to nutty salads. We have recipes for pistachio biscuits, baklava and tonnes more.
This is an elegant dinner for company, and not hard to do at all. Add wild rice and some green vegetables with this for a completely wonderful meal.
Flecks of red and green make this a great biscuit recipe for Christmas. If you're not keen on pistachios, feel free to substitute almonds, pecans or walnuts. If your nuts are salted, omit the salt in the recipe.
I tasted this chicken tagine in a Moroccan restaurant a few years ago. I liked it so much that I tried to recreate it myself! I found that this version is even better! This tagine is really easy to do, and guests will love it.
If you're up to the task, these pistachio macaroons are goregous to look at, as well as to eat. Ensure you have a pastry bag to pipe the macaroons onto your baking tray. The trick is to hold the bag perpendicular to the tray, squeeze, then release the pressure and give a quick flick of your wrist.
Classic shortbread is delicious, but it's also like a blank canvas. Here is an easy recipe for pistachio-studded shortbread biscuits, which make a tasty and pretty addition to the biscuit tin, not to mention an elegant food gift.