Cena in Ligure Dinner in Liguria

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An Italian Meal Hamper for the Family Gift a meal for four, travelling to the coastal region of Liguria for a traditi...

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An Italian Meal Hamper for the Family

Gift a meal for four, travelling to the coastal region of Liguria for a traditional dinner...

Pesto al Genovese, made with young basil leaves for full flavour pairs with its natural partner, the hand rolled Trofie pasta. The pesto clings lovingly to the pasta as it opens out. Make it a true Ligurian meal by adding cubes of boiled potatoes and green beans! You should have plenty of pesto left over to make another meal too. Drizzle with some aromatic basil oil for extra intensity.

A Heavenly Italian Food and Wine pairing

We have chosen a wine from Veneto to pair with this dish, a 2021 Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC. A crisp, dry and refreshing white

Hamper includes:

The Perfect Gift for Friends and Family

Packed with love in one of our FSC approved Gift Hamper boxes. Our hampers boxes now come packed in a fully recyclable outer box.

Liguria

Liguria is a small but densely populated region of north-west Italy. The narrow ribbon of land is bordered by the Alps, Appenines and the sea. It is home to Genoa, Portofino and the wonderful Cinque Terra.

The region is the original home to a number of Italian staples, like focaccia, minestrone soup and pesto alla genovese. Pesto is made all over Italy, but only pesto alla genovese has a D.O.P. protection – meaning it can only be made in a very precise way using specific ingredients. The ingredients are very simple: basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmigiano Reggiano, olive oil and salt. Pesto is classically served with trofie, a short, twisted pasta that is also a native of Liguria.

As a coastal region, seafood also features strongly in the local cuisines: tuna, anchovies, sardines and cod in particular. Ciuppin is a soup made from slow-cooked fish, originally created by fishermen to use up the fish that were too small or damaged to sell.