Pesto: What is it and how to use it

Pesto is the Italian word for “pounded.” Pesto is an uncooked sauce made with fresh basil, garlic, pinenuts, Parmesan or Pecorino cheese and olive oil.  The ingredients can either be crushed with mortor and pestle ot finely chopped with a food processor.  This classic, fresh-tasting sauce originated in Genoa, Italy and although used on a … Continue reading