Recipe: basil pesto
Hey presto, it's easy to make pesto pasta!
January is a great time to make use of the abundance of fresh basil, a fragrant summer herb much loved by home cooks for its versatility. One of the best known ways to use a big bunch of basil is to whiz up a batch of basil pesto. It’s delicious stirred through pasta, either by itself of topped with more cheese or other additions like sliced chicken.