Pesto

Nov 03

Pesto Presto – Pesto Genovese

Way before modern Italy, the Romans were making a type of sauce called ‘moretum’ that was made using a mortar from which the name is derived. Moretum was usually made with herbs, oil, salt, vinegar, occasionally and eaten spread on bread. Compare this to modern day pesto which is usually made from basil, pine nuts, …

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Aug 31

Not Pesto or Chimichurri, but Fresh Herb Sauce

Since this is still ‘low-carb’ month, or as I found out last night maybe 3 months, I have been looking for ways to really boost flavours in the food we have at night to help disguise the fact that there is a lack of carbs to sooth and satisfy. I was looking through the stack …

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Apr 28

Grass, Weed or Garlic Scape?

I live in a lovely area of New Jersey that is absolutely nothing like Newark or The Jersey Shore. We have horse farms, alpaca farms, bee farms & even an ostrich farm.   We have everything from full-fledged fruit & vegetable farms: with huge produce stands, to little tables & honor-boxes at the end of …

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