Category: pesto

date & walnut basil pesto with angel hair …

date & walnut basil pesto with angel hair pasta (optionally vegan)

recipe under the cut!


  • 2 ½ cup fresh basil
  • ½ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp salt

  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 8oz. bag of angel hair nests
  • (vegan) parmesan cheese to top


1. pulse basil, walnuts, and garlic in a food processor until well incorporated.

2. add olive oil gradually while the food processor runs on low.

3. stir in nutmeg, coriander, salt, black pepper, and lemon juice. taste and adjust.

4. prepare angel hair nests according to package directions. remove them from the water with a slotted spoon and place directly into serving dishes to prevent them from coming apart.

5. top with pesto, parmesan cheese, chopped dates and additional basil as desired.

HUMMUS AL BASILICOIngredienti: 250 gr di ceci lessati, 6…

Ingredienti: 250 gr di ceci lessati, 6 manciate di basilico, Olio evo q.b., Sale q.b., 1 spicchio d’aglio, peperoncino q.b., il succo di ½ limone
Procedimento: Tagliare il basilico a pezzetti e
aggiungerlo ai ceci già lessati (potete lessare quelli secchi o usare
quelli nelle scatole), aggiungere il succo di limone. Frullare il tutto aggiungendo a poco a poco
l’olio. Quando diventa cremoso, aggiungere le rimanenti spezie. Servire in una ciotola con delle crudités o su crostini di
Ingredients: 250 grams of boiled chickpeas, 6 handfuls of basil, extra virgin olive oil to taste, salt to taste, 1 clove of garlic, chilli pepper, the juice of ½ lemon
Procedure: 250 grams of boiled chickpeas, 6 handfuls of basil, extra virgin olive
oil to taste, salt to taste, 1 clove of garlic, chilli pepper, the juice
of ½ lemon
Method: Cut the basil into small pieces and add to the
already cooked chickpeas (you can boil dry ones or use the ones in the
boxes), add the lemon juice. Blend all the ingredients adding gradually
the oil. When it becomes creamy, add the remaining spices. Serve in a
bowl with crudités or on toasted bread.

TROFIE CON PESTO AL TOFUIngredienti (2 persone): 250 gr di…

Ingredienti (2 persone):
250 gr di trofie,3
manciate di foglie di basilico, 6 pomodorini, 2 noci, 75 gr di tofu aglio in polvere
q.b., olio extra vergine d’oliva q.b.
Far bollire le trofie in acqua salata secondo il tempo di cottura
necessario e scolarli. Nel frattempo tagliare a pezzetti piccoli i
pomodorini e tritare il basilico assieme alle noci. Tritare il tofu e mettere tutto dentro
ad una terrina, aggiungere l’olio, l’aglio e il peperoncino e


Ingredients (2 servings):
250 grams of trofie (italian pasta), 3 handfuls of basil leaves, 6 cherry tomatoes, 2 nuts, 75 gr of tofu, garlic
powder to taste, extra virgin olive oil to taste,

Boil the pasta in salted water according to cooking time required and
drain. Meanwhile, cut the tomatoes into small pieces and chop the basil
along with the nuts. Blend the tofu, put everything in a bowl, add the oil, garlic,
chili pepper and mix