Pistachios: Aegina or Bronte?


#1

Do you have a preference?

Is it Greek Aegina or Sicilian Bronte?

If you do, would mind explaining your preference?

Thank you.


#2

Never tried Aegina, but the best pistachio gelato i ever had was made with Sicilan Bronte ones (at Bulgarini Gelato). I can only afford to snack on what Trader Joe sells and the flavor is not as good as Bronte pistachios.


#3

From what I understand, the Aegina is supposed to be even better.


#4

I eat a lot of pistachios, and I think the Kirkland shelled ones at Costco are noticeably better than the shelled ones at TJ. Cheaper too, but you have to buy 24 oz. ($16, vs $8 per 1/2 lb at TJ). I believe they’re both domestic.