Pesto is the best-o

Bear'S Garlic, Bärlauch Pesto, Pesto

Pesto is a sauce above all! Yes sauces are so essential in cooking. They add to a dish and then they may be an essential part of the dish. But what’s a sauce? I am not going to say what a great sauce should be. It comes from the Latin verb’to conquer’. Bear in mind that originally Pesto was created by beating down Basil leaves using a pestle. A kind of creamy consistency was produced. It is possible to say’But is not this a strange way to create a sauce! By beating Basil Leaves with a pestle.’ Remember that the basil leaves are placed in a bowl with garlic and salt and then smashed…a type of sauce is formed. . a creamy texture. It’s interesting how the basil leaves are so important to this sauce – Pesto!
After this, pine nuts are added and then eventually grated cheese and some olive oil. What are the main ingredients for Pesto? Note that tomato pesto is an important sauce and it is a kind of pesto. But here there is Pesto in its original form. Then you will find pine nuts and then grated cheese.
Above all Pesto is a natural sauce. There is something so natural about beating the basil leaves down and adding garlic and sauce to make that creamy consistency and it’s this creamy consistency which is the foundation of the Pesto!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *