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Pesto Genovese | Authentic Italian Basil Pesto

Pesto Genovese is an uncooked cold sauce made only with 7 ingredients: Genovese basil DOP, extra virgin olive oil (Possibly of the Ligurian Riviera), Parmigiano Reggiano (or Grana Padano), Pecorino cheese (Fiore Sardo), pine nuts, garlic and salt. It was born in Liguria, a beautiful region situated in northern Italy. It's one of the sauces most used in our country and nowadays it's famous all over the world. This is the official recipe of the Consorzio Pesto Genovese that ...

Vegetarian Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes | Lasagne alla Ligure

If there is a dish of Italian tradition that everyone loves, this is lasagna.   Classic Bolognese lasagna recipe needs egg pasta, Bolognese ragu and bechamel sauce. Lasagna original recipe wants Parmigiano cheese, in order to give even more flavor. It's a rich and unique dish, perfect for Sunday lunches with your family. But we can make a very special lasagna, rich and tasty with typical Ligurian flavors. In this recipe you'll find out how to make vegetarian lasagna with pesto, ...

Vegetarian Easter Pie | Traditional Italian Torta Pasqualina

Italian Vegetarian Easter Pie or Torta Pasqualina has very ancient origins (its existence is attested in the fifteenth century). It's a famous Ligurian specialty, in particular of the Genoa area. Italian Easter Pie is called Torta Pasqualina because people used (and use) to prepare and eat it especially at Easter (It: Pasqua). Vegetarian Easter Pie is also made with artichokes or spinach, but the traditional Italian Pasqualina Pie is only made with chards. During Easter in fact artichokes ...

Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes

Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes (Baccalà Mantecato con Patate) is a very tasty and simple dish. It's a typical recipe of traditional Ligurian cuisine, in particular of the geographical area of Imperia. In Italy you can taste creamed salt cod in every restaurant near Imperia area as an hors d'oeuvre or as a main course. Creamed Salt Cod with Potatoes recipe has very ancient origins. For many years it was the main dish of Ligurian sailors who spent long periods on seas. The reason was ...

Trofie al Pesto

Trofie are the most classic pasta to make with pesto. You can prepare Trofie al Pesto with very few ingredients:  basil, pine nuts, cheese, garlic and - obviously - trofie pasta. In this recipe I'll show you how to make pesto to dress trofie cooked al dente. Trofie al Pesto is one of the most famous dish of traditional Ligurian. In the original recipe, Pesto Genovese is made with a marble mortar and a wooden pestle. It is an ancient method that requires a lot of patience, time and ...