Posts tagged "Basil"
Pizza verde

Pizza verde

Ingredients: For the pizza dough: 1 kg white flour and extra for dusting, 1 level tablespoon fine sea salt, 2 x 7 gr sachets of dried yeast, 1 tablespoon golden caster sugar, 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 650 ml lukewarm water. For the spinach pesto: 4 cloves of garlic, 80 gr of grated Parmesan,...
Insalata Caprese

Insalata Caprese

Ingredients: 1 kg ripe tomatoes, Fresh mozzarella (buffalo milk if possible), Fresh basil leaves, hand-shredded (8-10 or to taste), Olive oil, to taste, Salt and Pepper. Preparation: Slice the tomatoes; slice the mozzarella and lay them over the tomatoes. Season with olive oil, basil and a little salt and pepper. Serve immediately with crostini, you...
Herbs - Basil

Herbs – Basil

Basil is a popular herb. The species most commonly used is the sweet basil which leaves a somewhat anise like taste, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell. The plant originated from India and is best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, it also plays a major role in the North-East...