The authentic recipe for pesto Genovese is traditional of the region of Liguria, and one of the best ways to enjoy it is with Trofie pasta or similar shape that the pasta will cling to. While there are some good jarred pestos available, the flavor you get from making it fresh using authentic ingredients is tough to beat. Pesto Genovese uses DOP Genovese basil grown in Liguria, pine nuts, parmigiano reggiano and extra virgin olive oil of the Ligurian Riviera.
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