This basil-infused olive oil comes from Andrew Carmallini’s book, "Urban Italian."
Holy Basil is an herbaceous plant in the mint family that is native to South Asia. It grows throughout lowland regions of India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, southern China, Thailand, and Malaysia. The species name, sanctum, reflects the sacred nature of the plant in Indian culture. Holy basil includes a few species and varieties.
Basil is at its best during hot summertime weather. Pick it, wash it and make it into appetizing, healthy pesto!
The green of summer available right in your freezer year round!
Fresh pesto is great in the summer, but it's even better in the middle of winter!
Use your abundance of basil to handcraft this delightfully different custard-style ice cream.
Preserving an abundant basil harvest for the coming winter.
Basil is a versatile herb that can be used for companion planting, bee forage, year-round herb as well as delicious pesto.
Learn how to pinch back basil tops for a particularly bushy plant, then make delicious pesto with your harvest.
Bruschetta, the classic Italian appetizer, brings out the best of a few basic ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, basil and fresh bread.