Chef Thomas's Traditional Pesto. What I love about this pesto is it's freshness - giving life and vitality to almost any savoury dish imaginable. It can turn a plain vegetable soup into something spectacular or make a The important secret to making pesto is having a gentle hand and using aromatics such as garlic and lemon with care. For this pesto recipe, Chef Massimo Bottura amplifies the herbaceousness of the sauce with fresh mint and thyme (herbs that complement fresh basil leaves) as opposed to rosemary His recipe may not be the most traditional, but you won't miss tradition if you can create a pesto tailor-made to your palate.
Recipe courtesy of Giuseppe Sacco and Franco Fassone. This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use. You can have Chef Thomas's Traditional Pesto using 6 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Chef Thomas's Traditional Pesto
- You need 2 1/2 oz of of basil leaves.
- It's 3 clove of of garlic chopped.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of roughly chopped pine nuts.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of finely grated Parmesan cheese.
- Prepare 1/3 cup of EVOO.
- Prepare 1 of salt and fresh cracked pepper.
Recipe courtesy of Giuseppe Sacco and Franco Fassone, Genoa, Italy. Pesto, or pesto alla Genovese to give the dish its full title, originates from Genova in the north of Italy. Pasta is the traditional accompaniment to pesto but it is also great in salads or to add extra dimensions to other dishes such as mashed potato. This clean eating traditional pesto sauce recipe is delicious enough to give as a gift!
Chef Thomas's Traditional Pesto step by step
- This recipe is inspired by Chef Paul Gayle... And altered by Chef Thomas(me).
- Put all dry ingredients in blender... Except your salt and pepper.
- With the motor running slowly pour in the olive oil in a thin stream through the feeder tube and blend until smooth.
- then add your salt and pepper to taste.
- makes about 2/3 cup.
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