After last month’s cooking club challenge of macaroons I was keen for something less finicky and fussy! I decided to set a theme that could be interpreted freely by everyone…
make something from scratch that you would normally buy in a jar/carton/bottle/packet
Pesto. It’s really just a perfect excuse to buy some cute herb pots from the farmers market and enjoy the temporary addition to my little urban garden.
Basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil and I was in business.
I decorated the jar with brown paper and ribbon that I’ve been using to wrap my cards. Into the fridge it went until a weekend lunch of calamari, rocket (arugula) and BBQ’d mushrooms filled with my pesto. (I just twisted out the stalks, turned them upside down and filled them).
Check out these ladies who have also participated in this month’s cooking club. Please don’t be shy about leaving me a comment if you want to join in next month’s club. It’s not competitive and is just about fun and sharing our kitchen adventures.