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Pesto, Basil, Organic Food, Health

Pesto is a sauce above all! Yes sauces are so important in cooking. They add to a dish and then they may be an integral part of the dish. But what is a sauce? I am not going to say what a great sauce should be. Still Pesto is a sauce! Remember that initially Pesto was created by beating down Basil leaves with a pestle. A sort of creamy consistency was produced. You can say’But is not this a strange way to create a sauce! By beating down Basil Leaves with a pestle.’ Bear in mind that the basil leaves are placed in a bowl with garlic and salt and then crushed…a sort of sauce is formed. . It’s interesting how the basil leaves are so important for this sauce – Pesto!
After this, pine nuts are inserted and then finally grated cheese and some olive oil. What are the main ingredients for Pesto? Note that tomato pesto is an important sauce and it’s a type of pesto. But here there’s Pesto in its original form. Then you will find pine nuts and then grated cheese.
Above all Pesto is a natural sauce. There’s something so natural about beating the basil leaves down and adding garlic and sauce to create that creamy consistency and it is this creamy consistency which is the base of the Pesto!

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