Also:  | Basil | Soupe au Pistou |

Recipe (4 servings)

2 sprigs basil [basilic]
4 cloves garlic [ail]
300 g parmesan [parmesan]
olive oil [huile d'olive]
handful pine nut [pignon]

Use pleanty of basil: the sauce should be green. In a mortar, crush the basil, garlic and about 1/3 of the parmesan. Work in the olive oil to obtain a thick sauce, then add the pine nuts.


Conversions 30 g = 1 oz = 2 Tbs   180 g = 6 oz = 3/4 cup  
1 kg = 2.2 lbs 1 lt = 1.06 qt  60 g = 2 oz = 1/4 cup 225 g = 8 oz = 1 cup
0.45 kg = 1 lb   0.95 lt = 1 qt 115 g = 4 oz = 1/2 cup   450 g = 16 oz = 1 pint