The Pesto Cookbook: 116 Recipes for Creative Herb Combinations and Dishes Bursting with Flavor by Olwen Woodier

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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: garlic; pine nuts; Parmesan cheese; basil
    • Accompaniments: Gnocchi
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    • Ingredients: garlic; pistachio nuts; Parmesan cheese; Thai basil; rice vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Gnocchi
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: garlic; mixed fresh herbs; sour cream; feta cheese; mixed greens
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Summer; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: basil; parsley; cherry tomatoes; jalapeño chiles; garlic; Parmesan cheese
    • Accompaniments: Gnocchi
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian
    • Ingredients: garlic; tinned anchovies in oil; parsley; basil
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    • Ingredients: basil; parsley; slivered almonds; sun-dried tomatoes in oil; Parmesan cheese
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  • Ricotta and garden greens pesto
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    • Ingredients: young greens of your choice; basil; chives; walnuts; ricotta cheese; honey; garlic
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: carrot tops; basil; chives; walnuts; ricotta cheese; honey; garlic
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Brazilian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: parsley; basil; yellow onions; scallions; garlic; coarse sea salt
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: basil; French tarragon; lemons; balsamic glaze; white balsamic vinegar
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: basil; parsley; cilantro; jalapeño chiles; scallions; garlic; olive oil mayonnaise
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Italian eggplants; canned cannellini beans; basil; parsley; cilantro; jalapeño chiles; scallions; garlic; olive oil mayonnaise
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: rosemary; walnuts; store-cupboard ingredients
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Asian; Italian
    • Ingredients: cilantro; fresh ginger; roasted unsalted peanuts; ground cayenne pepper; limes; fish sauce; honey; sesame oil
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    • Categories: Spice / herb blends & rubs; Cooking ahead; Moroccan
    • Ingredients: cilantro; parsley; mint; coriander seeds; cumin seeds; dried red pepper flakes
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: mint; parsley or cilantro; pine nuts; feta cheese
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; French; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: garlic; parsley; basil; fennel fronds; Parmesan cheese
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: pitted Kalamata olives; parsley; capers; semi-dried tomatoes in oil; thyme; hot paprika; lemons
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: parsley; cilantro; lemon thyme; chives; goat cheese; ground ancho chiles; garlic; Greek yogurt; lemons
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Asian; Italian
    • Ingredients: cilantro; fresh ginger; roasted unsalted peanuts; peanut butter; rice vinegar; fish sauce; mirin
    • Accompaniments: Fresh summer rolls
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Argentinian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: arugula; parsley; tarragon; jalapeño chiles; balsamic vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Late summer gazpacho
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: parsley or cilantro; pepitas; jalapeño chiles; scallions; limes
    • Accompaniments: Zucchini fritters
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    • Categories: Spice / herb blends & rubs; Cooking ahead; Italian
    • Ingredients: cilantro; parsley; mint; garlic; oatmeal bread
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    • Categories: Spice / herb blends & rubs; Cooking ahead; North African
    • Ingredients: cilantro; arugula; tomatillos; scallions; green chiles; garlic; rice vinegar
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Cooking ahead; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: baby spinach; arugula; parsley; basil; Romano cheese; walnuts; garlic; olive oil; white balsamic vinegar
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  • Food52

    Something green + cheese + nuts + garlic + oil + salt (maybe some acid). It’s hard to imagine an easier flavor booster than pesto...Woodier has streamlined the formula even further.

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  • ISBN 10 1612127657
  • ISBN 13 9781612127651
  • Published Apr 17 2018
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 224
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Storey Publishing, LLC

Publishers Text

The classic pesto mixture of basil, garlic, olive oil, nuts, and Parmesan cheese is a popular favorite, but why stop at basil? Unlock the full potential of pesto by introducing into the mix other delicious herbs, including rosemary, mint, parsley, thyme, tarragon, and cilantro. This diverse collection of recipes for fresh pestos, pastes, and purées takes inspiration from cultures beyond Italy, with international delights such as Moroccan Chermoula, Brazilian Tempero Purée, and Peanut-Cilantro Pesto. In addition to 49 pesto recipes, 67 creative recipes for cooking with pesto show off how versatile these simple sauces can be.


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