The Real Way To Make Pesto

Most cooks have their own special twist on pesto sauce, but one thing traditionalists agree on is that you have to hand-chop the ingredients. But it’s so easy with a blender or food processor, you say? Maybe, but experts agree that taking the extra time to hand chop results in uneven pieces of the ingredients which provides a more complex texture and flavor. The heat of appliances can also alter the flavor. This video shows the time-honored recipe and steps to making this quintessential Italian sauce.


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