Salsa alle Noci, another pesto from Liguria

Salsa alle Noci, another pesto from Liguria

“Salsa alle Noci” can be considered the little brother of “Pesto alla Genovese”: welcome to Liguria! The Liguria region is the the kingdom of sauces for every kind of pasta, and one of them stands out in particular: indeed, everybody knows...
Spaghetti vs. Linguine: 2 winners in Italian cuisine

Spaghetti vs. Linguine: 2 winners in Italian cuisine

There are a lot of pasta varieties (around 100) depending on shapes and sizes. Let’s have a look to 2 of the most known and loved. If you are a pasta lover, you have to absolutely learn the difference between spaghetti and linguine, two kinds of long pasta, very...
Pesto alla Genovese: history, legends and the real, simple recipe

Pesto alla Genovese: history, legends and the real, simple recipe

The name alone recalls not only its origins but also its preparation. We are talking about the famous Pesto alla Genovese. it’s a Pesto, as its making process includes pestare (to pound) all the ingredients in a mortar and pestle, and it’s Genovese, as the...