italian pesto sauce genovese with basil PDO

Italian Pesto

Pesto with Genoese DOP basil

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PDO Pesto Genovese is our specialty, made only with PDO basil from Genoa, our pesto is fresh and 100% natural and it has a shelf life of 18 months. This is a contributing factor to why our pesto has been the best seller product for 35 years and sold in over 26 countries worldwide. Over the years we have created a White, Red and Black version of this product: we drew inspiration from our family's recipes, using only the best seasonal products available. The love of experimenting with different flavours led us to create a Pesto made with Rocket from Piana di Albenga and another made from Red and Yellow Peppers blended with Ricotta cheese. This resulted in a successful product that also inspired the other Delicate Pestos.

genoese basil to prepare italian pesto sauce

Our Pestos

We produce different kinds of Italian pesto:

  • Pesto alla genovese: made according to the traditional cold-preparation recipe, with fresh Genovese DPO basil, extra virgin olive oil, pine nuts and parmesan
  • Red pesto: zesty recipe where sun-dried tomatoes are added to the traditional pesto with a pinch of hot pepper
  • White pesto: old family recipe in which minced artichoke hearts are added to the pesto
  • Black pesto: from grandmothers recipe book, and original mixture of pesto and black olives
  • Pesto alla rucola: fresh rocket from the plains of Albenga in extra virgin olive oil
  • Pesto ai peperoni: clourful and flavourful alternative made with red and yellow bell peppers and ricotta cheese)
  • Delicate sun-dried tomatoes & ricotta pesto: a well-balanced mix between the Mediterranean flavour of sun-dried tomatoes and the sweetness of ricotta cheese
  • Delicate black olive & ricotta pesto: ricotta cheese melted on warm pasta, giving the black olives a surprising delicacy
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pasta with italian pesto genovese PDO

Pesto with genovese basil PDO

 

 

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