Pesto: Garlic, olive oil and basil


A traditional Italian seasoning is Pesto alla genovese. Originally from Liguria, it is a cold sauce consisting of crushed garlic, pine nuts, coarse salt, basil and cheese, mixed with olive oil and crushed in a marble mortar. The ancient Romans already prepared a similar condiment called moretum, and in the Middle Ages, the Genoese had

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil : delicious and healthy


One of the essential ingredients of Mediterranean cuisine is olive oil. It has been used for thousands of years. The olive pulp contains almost a third of oil, so it is easily removed simply by pressing. It was during the expansion of Greek civilization in the seventh century BC that olive oil reached the Italian

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Pomodoro : the Golden Apple


Pasta is essential in the Italian culinary tradition, always accompanied by a sauce. One of these basic sauces is the Pomodoro, whose main ingredient is fresh tomatoes, seasoned with olive oil, basil and onion. “Pomodoro” is Italian for tomato and means “golden apple“, the name it was given when it was brought to America by

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