Pesto

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Serve on pasta, with meats, in salads, or even just with crackers as a dip.

Pesto
Photo: Marina Oliphant

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp grated parmigiano or pecorino
  • Up to 200ml extra virgin olive oil

Method

To make the pesto, pound the sea salt and garlic in a mortar, gradually adding the basil leaves, pine nuts and cheese. When smooth, slowly beat in the olive oil, then store in an airtight jar.

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Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

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Date and time
5 April

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Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

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MrDog
Date and time
5 April

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Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April