PISTACHIOS AREN’T REALLY NUTS!
New Delhi, August 2015: Pistachios are wonder nuts! Not because of the amazing health and nutrition benefits that they carry, but also for the astounding history they have. The Queen of Sheba loved pistachios so much that she demanded the entire region’s pistachio harvest be set aside for her. Foodhall, India’s premium lifestyle food superstore collaborated with American Pistachio Growers (APG), a non-profit voluntary agricultural trade association body to introduce high quality pistachios in to mainstream cooking. Foodhall’s Corporate Chef from France – Olivier Vincenot conducted a demo class on Saturday, 8th August 2015 on various ways in which we can use these skinny nuts in our daily cooking habits.
The guests donned their chef’s hat and witnessed Chef Olivier Vincenot dishing out lip smacking recipes called Pistachio Hummus signature recipe by American Pistachio Growers, Pistachio Cannoli, Pistachio Blanc Manger. This delightful afternoon was well attended by food enthusiasts and promised to be a real treat for all food lovers as the chef enabled them nurture the chef in them.
ABOUT AMERICAN PISTACHIO GROWERS
American Pistachio Growers (APG) is a non-profit voluntary agricultural trade association representing more than 650 grower members in California, Arizona and New Mexico. APG is governed by a democratically-elected board of directors and is funded entirely by growers and independent processors with the shared goal of increasing global awareness of nutritious American-grown pistachios. APG pistachios are the “Official Snack” of USA Water Polo, professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones, British pro cyclist Mark Cavendish and the Miss California Organization. For more information, visit www.AmericanPistachios.org
Foodhall, A premium lifestyle food superstore, Future Group’s ambitious venture, is a pure gastronomical delight. Latching on to the love for global cuisines, Foodhall is an answer to every foodie’s inner epicure. Launched in May 2011, Foodhall is a one-stop destination for a well-travelled urban consumer who understands the nuances of gourmet cooking. An eye-appealing exotic store captures the novel concepts from around the world on one platter. With an aesthetic mix of Indian flavours with the west, this specialty store is a den of discovery – of the finest global foods and ingredients. Foodhall appeals to every food connoisseur with its custom-made gift hampers, monthly thematic festivals, beautiful display of fruits and vegetables, a spice station, live demo kitchen and fresh sampling of ingredients in the best possible combinations. These make shopping at Foodhall an enriching experience. A perfect blend of culinary presentation and ingredients in Foodhall is at par with any international gourmet food store. It has an extensive global variety in every category – the offerings range from Tomatillo (Green Tomatoes of Mexico) to gluten-free breads such as pizza dough, bagels, to range of super-food options such as Greek Yoghurts, fat-free organic milk, Tofu, gourmet chocolates, oils and vinegars, smoked salmon, mock meats, specialty cold cuts, teas, fresh truffles and various food delights including a variety of Indian foods. Currently Foodhall is present in Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Pune and Gurgaon.