Of the types of pine nuts, the Iberian pine nut is the most palatable thanks to its flavor and texture. High content of Omega-3 and Omega-6, protein and is a source of fiber. In Mediterranean cuisine they are often used for meat, fish, salads, vegetables and mushrooms. Also in the preparation of sweets and desserts, such as panellets or coca de piñones. Main ingredient in sauces such as pesto.