Tag Archives: pesto
heirloom tomato galette with pesto and goat cheese
Growing up I was never a big fan of tomatoes. Really, I didn’t even start liking them until my mid-20s. Now, they are one of my top favorite summer foods. There is so much that can be done with a tomato. They jazz up any sandwich, make extraordinary sauces, and when you slow roast them […]
Without a doubt, Pesto is one of the greatest sauces out there!
Food snobs of the world will insist that the only pesto is Pesto Genovese – made from the basil and oil produced in the hills around Genoa, Italy. I’ve had it — it’s fantastic — especially after a long day of sightseeing! But we live in a truly spectacular area ourselves here. In fact, Vancouver […]
Always room for herbs
Couple of issues back, Bon Appétit had their cover photo of pasta with a parsley pesto. I was reminded of how tasty a simple pasta dish is with just one or two good herb flavors. A few years ago, I looked at our patio, which is just off our kitchen, and decided we should have […]