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Pine nut

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Pine nuts actually fall out of pinecones that grow on the Swiss Pine, Stone Pine or Torrey Pine. A lot of Asian and Italian dishes use pine nuts, but not a lot of Americans eat them. Don't worry, though, you've probably tasted them. They're one of the key ingredients in delicious Italian pesto, along with Parmesan cheese, basil and garlic.

  1. 1. What sauce uses a lot of pine nut?
    1. a. Bolognese
    2. b. Alfredo
    3. c. Pesto
  2. 2. What cuisine uses a lot of pine nuts?
    1. a. Italian
    2. b. French
    3. c. Spanish
  3. 3. Where do pine nuts come from?
    1. a. Pine leaves
    2. b. Pinecones
    3. c. Pine tree roots