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What do pine nuts taste like?

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HowlingBitch Sat 10-Sep-11 19:45:41

Everytime I see pesto I think it looks so tasty but I am, For some childish reason put off by the prospect of pine nuts!

They don't taste of car air fresheners as I have been imagining, Do they?

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 20:04:30

I LOVE pine nuts!

they taste quite mild, a bit sweet and a bit nutty. they do not taste like toilet cleaner.

HowlingBitch Sat 10-Sep-11 20:09:08

Oh good!

I think I will be having a go at pesto on Monday.

Thanks smile

ChillyCooper Sat 10-Sep-11 20:10:30

Pine nuts are laaahvely but have for some reason become insanely expensive in tesco. about £7 a pack or summat. shock

pointydog Sat 10-Sep-11 20:24:22

oily, cross between mildly nutty and mildly seedy.

happyuk Sat 10-Sep-11 20:26:45

Completely different from any other nuts you have tasted. Yes they have a rather clean antiseptic taste to them. Good for you as well.

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