THE PESTO COOKBOOK
Author: Olwen Woodier
The Pesto Cookbook has 116 recipes for creative herb combinations and dishes bursting with flavor. The classic pesto mixture of basil, garlic, olive oil, nuts, and Parmesan cheese is popular, but why stop at basil? Unlock pesto's full potential by introducing other delicious herbs into the mix, 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.