Definitions for "Pine nuts"
Keywords:  pignoli, pesto, pignolia, nut, pinon
Small white nuts from several varieties of pine trees. Also known as pinon and pignoli. Often used in Mediterranean and Mexican dishes. With their high fat content, these nuts turn rancid quickly, so store them in the refrigerator to preserve their flavor.
or pignolia, are small, oblong nuts gathered from pine trees. They are expensive and high in fat, but their strong flavor makes a little go a long way. Pine nuts can be eaten raw or toasted.
The small, white nut of the Umbrella Pine ( Pinus pinea