Pesto alla Genovese

Pesto alla Genovese is a traditional Italian pasta sauce originating in Liguria region, in Northern Italy. It consists of fresh basil leaves blended with extra virgin olive oil, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses, pine nuts and seasoned with garlic and salt.

Pesto sauce is traditionally eaten as a first dish with Ligurian trofie and trenette pasta shapes, but it is also delicious with fettuccine, spaghetti and linguine. 

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