Category: Liguria

Trenette al Pesto

Trenette is a type of long pasta, similar to linguine but broader. Pesto is a commonly used term in all traditional cuisines for a sauce that is ‘pounded’ in the mortar, which is what pesto means. The word pesto most commonly refers to the sauce of Liguria, made with the basil of the region, which has very fine, slightly curly leaves…

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Farinata, also known as Chickpea Cake, is a traditional recipe from Liguria and other central and northern areas of Italy. This simple recipe is packed full of flavour, straight forward to cook and can easily be prepared at home. After you smell the…

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