Paccasassi Pesto from Conero
Paccasassi* 29%, extra virgin olive oil, sunflower seed oil, cashew flour, lemon juice concentrate, salt, black pepper.
*Sea Fennel (Crithmum maritimum)
Did you know... Paccasassi is a plant with an intense flavour that grows along the Adriatic coast, particularly in the Conero Park. Its origins are ancient, dating back to Roman times, when it was used as a remedy against dehydration and as a flavouring in local cuisine. Today, its presence in the kitchen has been re-evaluated and Paccasassi pesto has become one of the typical products of the area.
Paccasassi pesto has a unique, strong flavour that can add a touch of originality to any dish.
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Local ingredients for a high quality Paccasassi pesto.
Paccasassi pesto is a traditional dish from the Marche region, particularly from the Conero area. To make this pesto, it is important to use fresh, high-quality ingredients from the region. The first ingredient is paccasassi, a plant with fleshy leaves and a salty taste typical of the Conero coast. Pine nuts, garlic, extra virgin olive oil and local pecorino cheese are also added. The use of these local ingredients makes Paccasassi pesto an authentic dish with a unique flavour that perfectly represents the traditional cuisine of the Marche region. In addition to the classic Paccasassi pesto, there is also an equally appreciated version, the tomato pesto.
Difference between Pesto di Pacassassi and Pesto Genovese
Unlike Genoese pesto, Paccasassi pesto is made with the Paccasassi plant, a wild plant typical of the Marche coastal area. The salty and delicate flavour of the plant is perfectly blended with extra virgin olive oil, pine nuts, garlic and grated Parmesan cheese, giving the pesto a fresh and authentic taste. Paccasassi pesto is perfect for dressing pasta, crostini and bruschetta, adding a touch of originality to traditional Marche dishes.
What are the advantages and characteristics of Paccassassi Pesto?
As well as being a high quality pesto, Paccassassi Pesto has many other benefits, as it is rich in
All these benefits, combined with its simplicity and ease of use, make Paccasassi Pesto a real alternative to the most popular pestos.