Sauces and condiments

Cooking posts about making sauces, jams and chutneys

Vegan pesto

The inspiration for trying to make vegan pesto came from a craving for pesto, an absence of parmesan cheese in my fridge and the success of cheesy vegan kale chips. (more…)

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Six litres of pesto

In 2009 I worked in a pub in Adelaide with Vicki the Greek Goddess. Vicki was loud, outrageous and a hell of a lot of fun. She was also an amazing gardener.

One day Vicki was complaining about all the gardening she had to do, including pruning the basil, which she described as a hedge. I didn’t believe her about the hedge of basil, but nevertheless my mind jumped straight to pesto. (more…)