Paroles de vignerons - Vinparleur - Winzer talk

In the mood for #pesto? #recipe

26 April 2016, by Sebastian Nickel

The idea came to us during the winter, as the desire to buy fresh basil really did not match the season. The base of pesto is simple and, depending on the season, the ingredients are interchangeabe. You only need something nutty, some herbs, olive oil, dry cheese, garlic, pepper and salt. In December, we were inspired by the nuts in our cellar and the marjoram in the garden... A little zest of lemon makes the way for extra freshness in every season.

Recette Pesto vert

Ingredients
15 large walnuts
1 or 2 garlic cloves
60 g parmesan (at least)
1 nosegay marjoram
1 organic lemon
Olive oil
Salt and pepper

First, wash the herbs and crack the nuts. Put them in a blender, together with olive oil, Parmesan cheese, coarsely chopped garlic and lemon zest and mix ... Play as long with the amounts of the various ingredients - oil, cheese, pepper, salt - until taste and consistency matches to your mood. The whole gives a wonderful paste that will enchant all your dishes: meat or fish, risotto or fried potatoes, bruscetta with parma ham or fresh goat cheese.

For even more pleasure and taste, replace the ingredients by other ingredients, depending on your mood or the season:
- Walnuts by hazelnuts, almonds, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachios... Previously pan roasted (without oil) or not.
- Parmesan by Grana Padano, hard goat cheese or crumbly feta.
- Marjoram by thyme, basil, rocket... or sun dried tomatoes!

Match the wine with the food that accompanies your pesto.



Any message or comments?
  • To create paragraphs, just leave blank lines.

Who are you?


Château du Cèdre


Champagne Paul Lebrun


Champagne J.Vignier


Parler vin avec les mains


Pierre Cros


Le Clos l’Abbé


Santa Duc





   

Agenda

Chargement de l'Agenda...

| About us | Follow site activity RSS