Here is general information about pistachios and some interesting properties.
Pistachio is a plant from the peanut family. Its Latin name is Pistacia vera and is also known as "green gold". This small sized peanut is grown in the Southeastern Anatolia Region, especially in the province of Gaziantep.
Pistachios are rich in healthy fats, proteins and fiber. It is also rich in vitamins (E, K, B6) and minerals (copper, magnesium, phosphorus).
Pistachios, like other types of peanuts, can help reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels, are beneficial for heart health, and have antioxidant properties.
Pistachio is one of the most important ingredients of Gaziantep cuisine and is used in many different dishes. Baklavas, halvah, donuts and ice creams are among the delicious desserts made with pistachios.
Pistachio is a popular snack in Turkey and around the world and is consumed in many different ways. Roasted Pistachios are served with desserts, meals, salads and even cookies.
Pistachio is a snack preferred by many people because of its flavor, nutritional value and benefits. It is also an indispensable part of Gaziantep cuisine and is used in the production of many delicious dishes.