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Fresh Pistachios (Pistachio)
Fresh pistachios are among the seasonally consumed products. Since people other than those living in Gaziantep do not know much, you need some explanation.
What is Fresh Pistachio, How to Store?
This type of peanut, which has a fresh red shell on it, should not be kept for a long time.It is a product that can be consumed in its own season. You will see that it dries as time goes by. That doesn't mean it's broken. You can dry fresh antep pistachios and preserve them for a long time. The point to be considered here is that it is subjected to a controlled drying process. If left in a closed container, you will see that its shell begins to smell. Therefore, when you cannot consume the fresh pistachios for a week or more, you should dry them by laying them in the sun. You can put it in the refrigerator to keep its freshness, and in the freezer to extend it further.
All Curious About Fresh Pistachios
When Is The Fresh Pistachios Season?
At the beginning of August, our pistachio baklava starts to be called “boz”. Then, after the first week of August, it matures and becomes “Taze Antep Fıstığı.“ It is possible to find fresh peanuts until the end of September.
How to peel fresh pistachios?
Peeling fresh peanut is a little different than other versions. Since it will be wet, first of all, we need to keep in warm water for about 3 hours. In this way, the red crusts will come off more easily and then they will be ready for you to roast.
How to Roast Fresh Pistachios?
You can mix the peeled and slightly moist pistachios with salt in a hot pan until you reach the desired consistency and then consume with pleasure.