Basil health benefits. Do you know Pesto?

Today I want to talk to you about Basil health benefits but first you have to know what this is all about. Basil is a plant and a very popular ingredient of the Italian Cuisine and one of the most used Mediterranean foods.

  • Basil in your recipes…

Basil is the King of Italian Pesto it is in fact the main ingredient of Pesto Sauce
(together with pine nuts, extra virgin olive oil and Pecorino cheese).

But what is Pesto?

Pesto is a sauce used on pasta.
This sauce it’s part of the traditional Mediterranean foods and it has its origin from the region Liguria
(the Italian Riviera where famous and very chic places are found like Cinque Terre, Portofino, Camogli and other cute little villages by the Mediterranean Sea).

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