Pesto originates from Genoa in northern Italy. It consisted of garlic, basil, pine nuts, olive oil and Parmesan cheese and was named pesto for the Genoese word pestâ which means to pound or crush.
This book contains some great recipes for Pesto.
Almond Pesto, Artichoke Pesto, Coriander Cheese Pesto, Coriander Pesto, Curry Leaf Pesto, Dill Pesto, Eggplant Pesto to name but a few! More