Tag: pesto

Dining at Ye Olde Bell
Our first night at Ye Olde Bell came with a three course meal in the St Leger Bistro-by-the-Bar. Usually, guests would dine in the 1650 restaurant but as this was a Sunday evening, the restaurant was closed. The bistro however provides the same menu as the restaurant and presumably...
Lamb Restaurant Sketchley Grange Hinckley Leicestershire
Returning for round two of three course dinner in The Garden Bar and Restaurant brought us a good feeling. The staff on night one were superb and the food wasn’t bad so we were interested to see if the menu would be the same or we would have new...
Trofie Pasta with Genovese Pesto
This takes me back to my time in Liguria, Italy. In particular the city of Genoa, famous of course for it’s vibrant green pesto. Trofie also is a native pasta to the city and is unbelievably easy to make - have a go, you’ll love it!

Locanda da Betty, Turin

Locanda da Betty, Turin
Locanda da Betty Via Giambattista Bogino, 17 All the while that we had been in Turin we had tried the famous Bicerin at Caffe Mulassano, we had ploughed our way through the enormous aperitivo offering at Arancia di Mezzanotte and sampled pizza at Pizza Ad Hoc. One thing that we hadn’t...

E Prie Rosse, Genoa

E Prie Rosse, Genoa
  Genoa’s old centre is filled with a maze of streets with a different surprise seemingly up each one. We had gone in search of dinner through the centre and came across a decent looking restaurant with a huge window at the front opening out into the street. The menu...

Il Genovese

Il Genovese, Genoa
You can’t really come to Genoa and not try the famous trofie pasta with pesto. Working my way through google trying to find a place that boasted the authentic version of this dish wasn’t easy. In amongst the heaps of places offering their take on pasta and green pesto...