Pesto Genovese

Pesto

Characteristics:

A typical condiment originating in Liguria based on fresh basil

Terms of use

Typical condiment for Pasta, but suitable also for sandwiches and snacks

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How are olives harvested?

Manually or better, with the assistance of tools that facilitate harvesting (such as a type of vibrating rake), or better yet using machines that act as shakers, shaking the trunk or main branches, to make the olives fall onto...

What is the smoking point?

It is the temperature at which the oil begins to smoke. This value depends on the oil's degree of acidity. All seed oils, but also olive oil (not extra virgin!) during refining are neutralised and have an acidity value of...

The oil from the press appears cloudy; is it better than...

The oil produced in the mill is cloudy because it contains microscopic water droplets suspended in vegetation and fragments of olive pulp. Normally, before packaging, the oil is filtered removing all water and suspended solid...

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