basil in garden
Food, garden

Almond Pesto

The basil in our garden is growing tall and healthy. I snipped the tops off a few of the plants and used the leaves to make a homemade pesto. It has plenty of umami from the parmesan we picked up from Flavio's during our last trip to Nadi. (Flavio showed us how to make pappardelle… Continue reading Almond Pesto

hazelnut pesto

Hazelnut Pesto

I saw bags of hazelnuts at our local grocery store this past weekend. I've never cooked with hazelnuts before, but when I saw them, I immediately thought of trying them in a homemade pesto. Our basil plant has died out, so we didn't have fresh basil on hand, but hubby suggested using fresh cilantro, and… Continue reading Hazelnut Pesto