pestoThis sauce is made from the freshest hand-picked herbs ,smelling like summer and even tasting as one . Just like the Italians giving it the most apt description ‘A mouthful of bright Summer’ .

This radiant sauce is made to make various types of foods shine…from mains to appetizers.

Again , there are many versions of this classic and you too may add your signature to it to make your very own version.



cooking-time  Total time : 10 mins

serves  Serves : 1 cup


1 cup Basil Leaves

1 cup Flat Parsley Leaves

1/3 cup Pine Nuts

1/3 cup Grated Pecorino / Parmesan Cheese

1/2 cup Olive Oil

Kosher Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper


PestoWash the basil and parsley and break them from their stems.Discard the Stems. Put all the ingredients in a food processor or you may use the traditional motor and pestle , like I did in making my batch. Grind till the paste reaches a coarsely smooth consistency .

Transfer in a jar and drizzle with some extra olive oil on top.

Refrigerate and use for a week to ten days or deep-freeze for longer shelf life.


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