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  Pine Nuts
About 20 species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting; in other pines the seeds are also edible, but are too small to be of value as a human food.
Unshelled pine nuts have a long shelf life if kept dry and refrigerated (at -5 to +2°C), but the shell must be removed before the nut is eaten; shelled nuts (and unshelled nuts in warm conditions) deteriorate rapidly, becoming rancid within a few weeks, or even days in warm humid conditions.
Pine nuts are commercially available in shelled form, but due to poor storage, these rarely have a good flavour, all too often already being rancid before they are purchased.
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 Definition of pine nuts
Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pine trees (family Pinaceae, genus Pinus).
Pine nuts are high in protein, and have been eaten in Europe and Asia since the Paleolithic period.
Pine nuts are an essential component of pesto, and are frequently added to meat, fish, and vegetable dishes.
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 Encyclopedia: Pine
Pines are coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae.
Pines are mostly monoecious, having the male and female cones on the same tree, though a few species are sub-dioecious with individuals predominantly, but not wholly, single-sex.
Siberian Dwarf Pine, Mountain Pine, Whitebark Pine and the bristlecone pines.
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 Search Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
pine -> The True Pines Pinus (the true pines) is the largest and most widespread genus, characteristic of many north temperate regions (except the plains), especially at lower altitudes, and in a few tropical regions, notably on mountain slopes.
Pine Barrens Pine Barrens, coastal plain region, c.3,000 sq mi (7,770 sq km), S and SE N.J.; composed chiefly of sandy soils, swamp-edged streams, pine stands, and tracts of cranberries and blueberries.
pine pine, common name for members of the Pinaceae, a family of resinous woody trees with needlelike, usually evergreen leaves.
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In comparison, other pine nut oils are usually pressed from the Italian pignolia pine nuts, which are not nearly as potent and are often harvested from trees growing in plantations.
Our pine nut oil is extra virgin (100% cold pressed from freshly shelled raw pine nuts), whereas most pine nut oils on the market are either not cold pressed or even pressed from roasted (!) pine nuts, which significantly decreases the oil value.
In contrast, all other pine nut oils are pressed using steel presses, which immediately degrades them (contact with steel oxidizes some of the pine nut oil's most important ingredients such as vitamins, and is known to remove the 'life force' from the oil).
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 Healing oils from pristine Siberian wilderness
Siberian pine is an inherent part of the rich Russian tradition and heritage.
Considering that, as confirmed by modern research, the oil made from its seeds is a proven healing remedy for peptic ulcers, a natural digestive and metabolic aid and a powerhouse of beneficial antioxidant vitamins and nutrients, we in the 21st century know for a fact that this reputation is well-deserved.
By gently pressing the delicate Siberian pine nuts at low temperatures (the way it has been done by the people of Siberia for centuries), we obtain a richly flavored, golden-colored gourmet oil which is as delicious as it is healthy.
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 Pine Tree Seeds, pine seeds, trees and Bonsai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bishop Pine is a conical pine tree, becoming broadly domed or columnar with age.
Mexican yellow pine is a rounded, spreading tree with scaly, reddish brown bark and shiny, bright green leaves.
Pinus Sabiniana is a conical to domed pine tree with fissured gray bark, blue green leaves and dark brown cones.
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The Siberian - or Amur - tiger is perhaps the most prized creature in the Sikhote-Alin mountains, making the endangered cat the prime target of protection measures in the region.
As the bear eats nestled in the crook of a tree, it shoves the stripped branches under its bottom, creating a collection of debris that is often mistaken for a nest.
Common cross-bill (Loxia curvirostra), Siberian jay (Perisoreus infaustus), and Northern three-toed woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus) are common residents of mixed spruce and fir forests, whereas spotted-nutcrackers (Nucifraga caryocatactes) prefer Siberian pine forests.
www.wild-russia.org /bioregion13/sikhote/13_sikhote.htm   (2383 words)

 Pine - CreationWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Pines reproduce sexually and are monoecius, meaning they have both male and female cones.
For a pine like the Bishop Pine, forest fire is a required on a periodic basis, otherwise reproduction rates are slow.
Pines like the Pinyon Pines, and Turkish Pines are also good examples of trees that have adapted to extremely high temperatures and drought.
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Pine trees have been worshipped, the cones have been regarded as symbols of fertility, the rosin has been burned to ward off evil spirits, the pitch has been used to seal boat hulls, and the wood has been used for construction and for paper.
Siberian pine is similar to the Swiss Stone pine except faster growing, and hence is suitable for larger gardens or more impatient gardeners.
Pines are not quick to come into bearing, as attested to by my Korean pine, now about fifteen feet tall and still without a crop.
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 The Ringing Cedars - products and books. Vladimir Megre. Anastasia.
You could roast Siberian pine nuts (on a pan or in an oven at 325 degrees F), but they are best enjoyed raw - this is how they preserve the most of their nutritional and medicinal values.
The 'Chinese pine nuts' or the ones sold in grocery stores are for the most part pine nuts harvested in Russia, then smuggled through the Russian-Chinese border, processed in China using slave and child labor and then shipped to the U.S. (90% of pine nuts imported into this country come this way).
Finally, the 'Chinese pine nuts' are usually a blend of Siberian pine nuts and Korean pine nuts, the latter being of lower nutritional and medicinal value.
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Siberian Pine seed oil is a potent source of Omega-6 essential fatty acids, such as Linoleic acid 40-45% and its beneficial derivative, Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) 18-23%.
Siberian Pine seed oil is five times higher in vitamin E (tocopherols) than olive and peanut oils, three times higher than almonds and almost two times higher than walnut oil.(3,6).
Since Siberian Pine oil (SPO) is so high in vitamin E and since vitamin E is such a good antioxidant, Siberian Pine oil acts as a natural preservative in foods to which it is added.
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 Siberian Federal District of Russia, capital Novosibirsk - Guide to Russia Geography
It's like Kedrs (the Siberian Pine) and its nuts, which are the unofficial symbol of Novosibirsk (everyone knows that Kedrs from Novosibirsk are delicious nuts).
The Siberian people are the end product of a centuries-old mixture of blood, traditions and customs, which lived and continue to live to the east of the Ural Mountains.
The Siberian region is the gates to the East of Russia and used to be the starting point of expeditions aiming at exploration of America, Japan, China, and Mongolia.
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 Pine nut Siberian Dwarf Pine North America Gray Pine Torrey Pine baklava cone United States Spanish Araucaria Chile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Pine nuts are high in protein, and have been eaten in Europe and Asia since the Paleolithic period.
Pine nuts are an essential component of pesto, and are frequently added to meat, fish, and vegetable dishes.
Pine nuts are called pi?s in Spanish and pinoli (locally also pinoccoli or pinocchi - Pinocchio means in fact 'pine nut') in Italian.
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 Pine Pinus plant and seed varieties from rich farm garden
Pinyon Pine (Mexican Stone Pine) - Pinus edulis - Native western US round-topped evergreen with dark green needles in pairs and edible seeds (pinons) that are rich in proteins and oil.
Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda - 3 needled pine with 9in.
Yunnan Pine - Pinus yunnanensis - Native Chinese pine with 10in.
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 Pine nut oil: a traditional healing food
Siberian pine grows very slowly, and its average life-span ranges from 300 to 550 years, sometimes reaching up to 800 years.
Pine nut oil has been widely used by Russian doctors internally for the treatment of peptic ulcers and gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), as well as a metabolism enhancer and digestive aid.
Extra virgin Siberian pine nut oil is a rich source of natural antioxidants, such as vitamin E, carotenoids (including beta-carotene, used by our bodies to produce vitamin A), niacin (vitamin PP), magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, manganese, and sulfur-containing amino acids.
www.siberiantigernaturals.com /history.htm   (1391 words)

 Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Cedar pine is a coniferous tree which can reach 35-40 m.
Siberian pine is spread in European north-east, Ural, Siberia.
Siberian pine is a typical conifer taiga tree.
www.limonnik.ru /eng_pages/plants_eng/pinus.htm   (236 words)

 Nut Pines - Edible pine nuts from various trees
The pines that produce seed the size of sunflower seed or larger are considered to be edible nut pines.
In Asia, there are two pines that are important, the Korean pine, which is native from Korea in the south to Manchuria in the north, and the Siberian pine which is native north of the Korean pine to the tree line in Siberia.
In Europe, there are two species, the Swiss stone pine (considered by some to be identical to the Siberian pine), and the Italian stone pine.
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 Anypet - Pine Forest Siberian Husky Website - The Siberian Husky is a good companion for any age.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Siberian Husky is, and has for centuries been, a purebred DOG...not a wild, half-wolf, cross-breed creature, as the uninformed may suggest.
The Siberian Husky is alert, eager to please, and adaptable.
Siberian Huskies have been known to do their share.
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 Extra virgin pine nut oil improves metabolism and aids digestion
These traditional uses of extra virgin Siberian pine nut oil drew a lot of attention from Russian and Chinese scientists and researchers who conducted numerous studies to figure out the biochemical processes behind the satiating and health-promoting action of this oil.
Another great thing about extra virgin pine nut oil is that, in addition to taking it straight by the teaspoon, you can use it in a variety of delicious and healthy recipes ranging from salad dressings and pastas to pesto and homemade nut butters.
Pine nut oil also offers powerful antioxidant protection to those exposed to increased oxidative stress (a group that includes pretty much everybody living in industrialized countries in the 21st century).
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 Sierra Biodiversity Institute Letter from President
Moreover, pine forest shelterbelts in the forest steppes are particularly vulnerable to fires.
Larch forests are composed of Siberian larch in the west, and mostly of Daurian larch (Larix daurica) in the east.
Salairo-Kuznetsky district is characterized by monotonous vegetation - aspen-birch forest-steppe on the plains and dark conifer (fir) taiga in the mountains with aspen groves on clearcuts.
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 Unasylva - No. 202 - Forests, food security and sustainable livelihoods
The forests that yield the richest harvests of mushrooms are birch and pine forests with a sparse grass cover and northern larch stands.
Siberian pine nuts are sold year round in the Krasnoyarsk markets.
The annual harvest of Siberian pine cones, which are used for crafts and souvenirs, is not permitted until August, but begins illegally in the second half of June.
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 Pinon Penny offers American Pinon Pinenuts - and pinenut information. Why are American pine nuts an important use for ...
Lately, the importance of Siberian pine as a cultural and spiritual symbol was popularized by Russian author Vladimir Megre in a series of books Ringing Cedars of Russia (Megre 1996), which became a national bestseller and were translated into 15 languages.
Pine nuts are cholesterol-free, contain from 53 to 68% fat (of which 93% is unsaturated fat), multiple micronutrients and vitamins.
Unlike pinyon pines, which continue to be harvested commercially for pine nuts, many of the nut producing pine species naturally occurring in the U.S. (Table 1) were never commercially used for pine nut production and their potential for such production was never a subject of systematic inquiry.
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 Siberian Spruce - Pecea ovobata   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The pine cones are cylindrical and oval shaped.
The Siberian taiga is not an easy place for humans to live because of the weather.
The Pecia ovobata is not on the endangered list, but the Siberian boreal forest is. Human induced forest fires, clear cutting, air pollution and poaching are all major threats to the Siberian Taiga and the Boreal forest.
www.blueplanetbiomes.org /siberian_spruce.htm   (473 words)

 Baikalo-Lensky Zapovednik
Siberian wapiti (Cervus elaphus sibirica) overwinter in the reserve in small herds, while Siberian roe deer (Capreolus pygargus) graze along the Baikal coast year round.
The small brown bird with white specks flutters from pine tree to pine tree, gathering pine nuts in a small sack in its beak, then hiding them under moss and grass in the forest.
The Eastern slopes of the mountains are covered with lighter-colored Siberian pine and larch forests.
www.wild-russia.org /bioregion10/10-baikalo.htm   (1663 words)

 Pine Nuts
All pine seeds are edible, but most are too small for humans to bother with.
One method of locating pine species in Mexico used by Dana K. Bailey and Frank Hawksworth in the 1970's was to visit the local food markets and examine the pinenuts for sale and inquire about the location of the trees which were their source.
Pine seeds are an important source of food for many animals and in some cases, the animals return the favor by cacheing the pine seeds and thereby inadvertenly planting them.
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 Woody Native Plant Program: Improvement of conservation trees and shrubs
Similar to Siberian larch except needles are retained until late fall.
Variety differs from Siberian crab in leaf shape, fruit size and is slightly less susceptible to fire blight.
Thirty-nine accessions of Mongolia pine are being propagated for evaluation on the Canadian plains.
www.agr.gc.ca /pfra/shelterbelt/sbctree_e.htm   (6209 words)

 Pine Forest Siberian Huskies
The Siberian Husky is, and has for centuries been, a purebred DOG...not a wild, half-wolf, cross-breed creature, as the uninformed may suggest.
The Siberian Husky is alert, eager to please, and adaptable.
Siberian Huskies have been known to do their share.
www.breedersusa.com /dog/member/pineforest   (443 words)

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