Pea Shoot Pesto

Whizzed this up today: pea shoots, chives, pine nuts, parmaggiano reggiano and a slug of olive oil. This was less successful than the previous experiments, not because it didn’t taste good but because I’m so indoctrinated by basil pesto. I really liked the fresh flavour, and it certainly did taste of the hedgerow/field (not in a bad way!) but I think it would be better paired with something more robust like a good piece of fish. I’ll be freezing the rest (hope that’s possible…) and taking it out when we have fish, or maybe stuffed in a chicken breast with some sundried tomatoes? Hmmm…

3 responses to “Pea Shoot Pesto

  1. Ruth Elkin June 17, 2008 at 2:28 pm

    This sounds like a great pesto! Something I still have to have a go at making.

  2. Rebecca June 13, 2008 at 10:56 am

    Ooh it looks so vibrant and green and yummy!I’ll have to try this one methinks.

  3. karthik June 12, 2008 at 6:02 pm

    on seeing ur photos im hungry now..BYE.

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