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Sicily has its own special version of Pesto. In this version you will find almonds vs pine nuts or walnuts. Also, there is no basil. Instead, you will enjoy mint, chili pepper and fresh tomatoes. The biggest surprise is…

genove basil pesto recipe
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How to make Genova-style basil pesto

The genova-style basil pesto (pesto alla genovese). Pesto alla genovese was invented in Genova, an ancient port city in Liguria, and has added a fresh herbal twist to countless dishes since.  We love when the classic basil pesto is made with certified Ligurian…

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How to make Besciamella (béchamel recipe)

Besciamella, or béchamel, is a creamy "mother sauce" that adds deep but delicate flavor to some of our favorite dishes, such as lasagna. Keep this béchamel recipe close any time you're in the mood to whip up the famed layered pasta dish! …