Pesto is a unique sauce born in Liguria; this traditional sauce is used for seasoning pasta, but it is so delicious that is good even on bread. The original Pesto Genovese is made with basil, garlic, pine nuts, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and Parmesan.
Discover the traditions behind Pesto and learn to prepare it in Manarola. Merge yourself in a typical Italian atmosphere and feel like a master chef for one day. Meet your friendly local chef and get ready to improve your cooking skills; you will use the freshest ingredients, such as basil and pine nuts. You will learn to prepare the Pesto with the mortar, in the most traditional way, while learning curiosities about Ligurian culinary traditions. At the end of the class, take a sit and enjoy the fruits of your labor with your friends and family. Don't forget to take with you the recipe for surprising your guest back home!
Meet the owners Silvia and Giuseppe for a tour of the Olive Oil Estate and of the oil mill. The farm…