In honor of World Pistachio Day, February 25, here are some pistachio-inspired recipes from around the globe explained in videos.

The pistachio nut's distinct flavor is often omitted from recipes because of the labor-intensive shells or salt. To get around these issues, find extra helpers or look for unsalted, shelled pistachios in your market.

Here are a variety of dishes from sweet desserts like the Sicilian pistachio cake to spiced pistachio stuffed tandoori chicken to try.

Sicilian pistachio cake from ristorante Fontana Murata in Sicily:

Red pepper pistachio dip by American restaurant Season 52's executive chef, Clifford Pleau,:

Pistachio tomatillo sauce with cumin, coriander rubbed tilapia:

Murgh Pistadah (Indian tandoori chicken with pistachio stuffing) by Punjabi chef Manjit Gill:

Brownies with pistachios with Latvian Chef Mary:

Flower and pistachio salad:

Grilled pears and pistachio ice-cream from South Africa's The Global Table: