Pesto alla genovese needs no introductions as it is a well known Italian pasta sauce available in grocery shop worldwide. The traditional recipe demands for fresh basil, olive oil, pecorino and Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic and a pinch of salt. However only few know that the best results are obtained by using the unique variety of PDO basil from the Liguria region. This herb grown in this sun blessed region of Italy gives an intense flavour to this famous pasta sauce. The pesto alla genovese made by Gallinara is produced in small batches only on demand using the best and freshened ingredients available. Pesto alla genovese can be added to pasta dishes such as trennette, or it makes a nice spread on grilled breads.
The product is available as “traditional recipe” and also available without garlic for those who prefer it that way. It is also available in different formats such as jars of 130 gr for retail. Catering and restaurant jars of 650 gr, and buckets from 1 to 5 kg. Shelf life is 18 months. The producer is looking for wholesale deals and can ship worldwide upon request.