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The World’s Love Affair with Pistachios is as Old as Time!

The World’s Love Affair with Pistachios is as Old as Time!

16.10.20 /

#NuttyFact: When we talk about the world’s love long-standing love affair with pistachios, we often think of the Middle East. But #didyouknow that the pistachio craze was already a global phenomenon since hundreds of years ago? Here’s a great example: In ancient Rome, a cookbook that was compiled in the 1st century A.D. — yep, that old! — called Apicius and is likened to Julia Child’s bestselling book Mastering the Art of French Cooking, features recipes with pistachios as an ingredient! Today, pistachios come in many delicious shapes and sizes just like these #sliveredpistachios from #saffronandmore. Proof it transcends culinary origins and eras!

Slivered Pistachios

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Parya Zaghand

While I think of myself as an Aussie, I’m also proud as punch of my Iranian heritage. So much so, in 2013, I created a business built around the mouth-watering delicacies of Persia; bringing you flavours of the real Iran. I wanted to create a space at the table for the golden-petaled spice: Persian Saffron.