pistachio

(redirected from pistachio nuts)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

pis·ta·chi·o

 (pĭ-stăsh′ē-ō′, -stä′shē-ō′)
n. pl. pis·ta·chi·os
1. A deciduous tree (Pistacia vera) of central and western Asia, having pinnately compound leaves and dry, drupaceous, nutlike fruits.
2. The nutlike fruit of this tree, having an edible, oily, green or yellow kernel.

[Ultimately (partly via Middle French pistache) from Italian pistacchio, from Latin pistacium, pistachio nut, from Greek pistakion, from pistakē, pistachio tree, of Iranian origin; akin to Middle Persian pistag.]

pistachio

(pɪˈstɑːʃɪˌəʊ)
n, pl -os
1. (Plants) an anacardiaceous tree, Pistacia vera, of the Mediterranean region and W Asia, with small hard-shelled nuts
2. (Plants) Also called: pistachio nut the nut of this tree, having an edible green kernel
3. (Cookery) the sweet flavour of the pistachio nut, used esp in ice creams
adj
(Colours) of a yellowish-green colour
[C16: via Italian and Latin from Greek pistakion pistachio nut, from pistakē pistachio tree, from Persian pistah]

pis•tach•i•o

(pɪˈstæʃ iˌoʊ, -ˈstɑ ʃiˌoʊ)

n., pl. -chi•os.
1. the nut of a Eurasian tree, Pistacia vera, of the cashew family, containing an edible, greenish kernel.
2. the tree itself.
3. a light or medium shade of yellow-green.
Also, pis•tache (pɪˈstæʃ) pistach′io nut` (for def. 1).
[1590–1600; < Italian pistacchio < Latin pistācium < Greek pistákion pistachio nut, diminutive of pistákē pistachio tree < Middle Persian *pistak (Persian pista)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pistachio - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nutspistachio - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
pistachio nut, pistachio - nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
genus Pistacia, Pistacia - a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
2.pistachio - nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernelpistachio - nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
pistachio, pistachio tree, Pistacia vera - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
Translations
فُسْتُقَه، شَجَر الفُسْتُق
festucpstatxo
pistácie
pistaciepistacienød
pistakujo
pistaatsiapähkel
پسته
pistaasipähkinä
pisztácia
pistasíuhneta
ピスタチオ
pistacija
pistācija
pistacja
pistache
pistácia
pistacija
пистаћтришља
pistasch
antep fıstığıfıstığı
hạt dẻ

pistachio

[pɪsˈtɑːʃɪəʊ] N (pistachios (pl)) → pistacho m; (= tree) → pistachero m; (= colour) → color m de pistacho

pistachio

[pɪˈstæʃiəʊ]
n
(= tree) → pistachier m
(also pistachio nut) → pistache f
(= colour) → pistache
modif [ice-cream] → à la pistache; [flavour] → pistache

pistachio

nPistazie f
adj (colour) → pistazienfarben

pistachio

[pɪsˈtɑːʃɪəʊ] npistacchio

pistachio

(piˈstaːʃiəu) plural pisˈtachios noun
a greenish nut used as flavouring for food.
References in periodicals archive ?
INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 210g caster sugar 210g pistachio nuts 130ml olive oil 100g butter 5 oranges, zest and juice 50g polenta 75g ground almonds 1tsp baking powder 75g flour METHOD Preheat the oven to 160C.
INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 3tsp harissa paste 4tbsp olive oil 4 lamb rumps, brined 2tbsp vegetable oil 30g pistachio nuts, toasted and roughly chopped For the chutney: 6tbsp malt vinegar 2tsp caster sugar 4 shallots, finely sliced 4tbsp olive oil 1 bunch of mint, leaves separated and finely chopped For the yoghurt dressing: 150g Greek yoghurt 1/4 cucumber, grated 1tsp cumin seeds, toasted and crushed sea salt METHOD 1.
MAKES 20: Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 4 large egg whites; 1 level tsp cream of tartar; 115g caster sugar; 2 level tbsp cocoa powder; 4 pistachio nuts, shelled and finely chopped METHOD 1.
A grocery store chain based in San Antonio, Texas, has issued a recall for its packaged, raw-shelled pistachio nuts, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (http://www.
200g soft unsalted butter 180g caster sugar 200g ground almonds 100g polenta 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 3 large eggs Zest of 2 medium oranges 10 mini loaf tins FOR THE TOPPING 300g icing sugar 2 tbsp orange flower water (or plain water) A handful of crushed pistachio nuts 10 raspberries 1 Heat the oven to 160C/Fan 140/Gas Mark 3.
dessert INGREDIENTS Butter, for greasing 250g courgettes (around 2-3 small ones) 2 eggs 125ml vegetable oil 150g caster sugar 225g self-raising flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Zest of 1/2 an unwaxed lime For the icing: 100g full-fat cream cheese 250g icing sugar Zest and juice of 1/2 an unwaxed lime 30g pistachio nuts METHOD 1.
chocolate INGREDIENTS For the cake: 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g caster sugar 4 large eggs 250g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 1tsp cardamom seeds, crushed to a fine powder 100ml milk 50g pistachio nuts, roughly chopped 50g white chocolate chips For icing/decoration: 150g white chocolate 150g unsalted butter, softened Few drops of vanilla extract Handful of pistachio nuts, finely chopped METHOD 1.
Sprinkle some shredded cheese and chopped pistachio nuts on the top and bake at 200 degrees C for about 10 minutes.
3 Chop 50g toasted hazelnuts and 100g shelled pistachio nuts.
Pistachio nuts give the cookie gorgeous texture and crunch, adds Ferreria, who holds private cooking, baking and cake decorating tutorials (Tel.
THE SWEETEST CLEMENTINE CAKE, DRIZZLED WITH HONEY AND CROWNED WITH A CRUMBLE OF TOASTED GREEN PISTACHIO NUTS.
Knafeh, which can be bought in most Arab or Circassian bakeries in Israel, usually consists of one or two layers of thin and crunchy kadaif noodles, soft white cheese, sugar syrup, and ground pistachio nuts.