Tag: basil leaves

Cashewnut and Basil Pesto Pasta

Pesto is one of the easiest things to make, especially if you have a food processor. I love how it comes together so quickly and it’s perfect for quick meals. Pesto is an Italian word meaning to grind which explains the origin of the pestle for mortar and pestle. Traditionally […]

 
zucchini-tomato-sauce

Zucchini in Tomato Sauce

Zucchinis or courgettes whichever name you choose to use are a type of squash which are quite versatile. You can use in your stews and curries, as a snack in form of fritters or even baked/fried zucchini sticks, in frittatas or quiches or better yet make a loaf of zucchini […]

 
Mushroom, basil and mozzarella

Mushroom, Basil and Mozzarella Pizza

I enjoy making pizza. From the kneading of the dough, to the making of the sauce and of course the toppings. However, I have never made one that was vegetarian. This past weekend after attending a bloggers event, fellow food blogger,¬†Wangeci and I passed by Ngara market. What started out […]