Alfonsina Trucco is the winner of the fifth edition of the Genoa Pesto World Championship. The World Champion 2014 is 87 years old, lives in Montoggio near Genoa, and prepares Pesto using an old family mortar. She passed the first selection (from 100 competitors to 10 finalists) and then won against the other nine finalists. At the second place Angelo Vanagolli and third Candida Grosso.


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Genova Pesto World Championship

2013 lug 16 gara chiavariOn the occasion of the 156th edition of "Mostra del Tigullio", the exhibition to promote the productive excellence of Tigullio, Associazione Palatifini organizes a Genoa pesto preliminary competition valid for the V World Championship.

Marchio-R copiaSaturday, March 29, 2014, the beautiful historical Hall of Palazzo Ducale in Genoa will host the fifth edition of the world's most popular and fragrant challenge! 100 competitors from all the world. 30 selected judges. And many, like every year, guests, friends, supporters of the most delicious and fragrant Championship in the world.


P7120184On the occasion of theater summer festival in Villa Imperiale, Genoa, on stage even the pesto prepared by marble mortar and wooden pestle!

Thanks to the organization of Osteria La Italia and Rosticceria Solferino, Roberto Panizza prepared an excellent pesto accompanied by some guests and diners, here all pics!


foto1Roberto Panizza, president of Palatifini Cultural Association, prepares Genoese Pesto using marble mortar and wooden pestle, during Geo&Geo, the famous tv show presented by Sveva Sagramola.

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fletrinelliIl Campionato Mondiale alla presentazione del libro fotografico  "Lo sguardo e il gusto" di Patrizia Traverso, da Feltrinelli, a Genova, mercoledì 6 febbraio.


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