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29 Jun, 2006

Thinking about dinner

Posted by andrea in: Photography|Recipes and Food

Nothing tastes better than pesto made from freshly-rained-upon basil.

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Take two cups loosely packed basil. Add to food processor with garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, and pine nuts. Hold down the button until a paste is formed. Slowly add olive oil until it’s a little runnier.

Add pesto to your favourite pasta. For me that would be linguine. :)


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My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our dog Piper who is kind of a big deal on Instagram. We also have two human offspring: Emma (23) and Sarah (21). During the day I work as a writer at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999. The Fishbowl is my whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one. I'm passionate about healthy living, arts and culture, travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa. I also love vegetables, photography, gadgets, and great design.

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