Origin: Coconino national forest USA*
Flavor Profile: Soft dense piney flavored tissue surrounds a nut like peppery crunch in the center.
Application: Piney, and aromatic in flavor, interestingly dry in texture. Used fresh, dried, crushed, or whole, Delicious in potato salads, casseroles, marinades, stuffings, brines, or used as garnish. Delicious in sweet dishes like fruitcake and pies as well.
*Freshly harvested then washed/soaked in 3 rounds of filtered water.