I never thought I’d be posting a recipe for basil pesto so late in the year, but seasons here are practically non-existent, and locally-grown produce can really surprise you—it’s a mix of Northern hemisphere and Southern hemisphere crops pretty much all year round.
Which brings me to this pesto: nice, big bunches of sweet basil aren’t always easy to find, but when I went to meet a friend of mine (hi Sammy!) for coffee a couple of days ago, she surprised me with the biggest bunch of basil ever! (okay, not ever but you know what I mean). She has a garden (something I desperately long for and cannot wait to have someday) and she grew the basil in a giant pot. I took it home and made a giant batch of pesto …Read More