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Friday, 21 September 2012 15:50


The trip of 50 Norwegians coming from the association "Bryggen Venner" to visit Genoa and Liguria ended few days ago. Almost all of them had never been to our city before!


Friday, 31 August 2012 09:02

It's titled "Hey Pesto" and was written by chef Sam Harris the article published in the Financial Times devoted to Genoese Pesto and its Championship!

The chef, we have not had the fortune to know, could not resist the temptation to propose a variant of Genoese pesto, also justified by the fact that in England the basil does not have exactly the same flavor of our Basilico Genovese DOP.


Monday, 06 August 2012 09:18

IMG 1644The Miss "Queen of Genoese Pesto" is Andrea Villa D'Auria, 18 years old from Milan, she is one of the Miss competing in the beauty contest "Miss Muretto di Alassio". She wins the opportunity to participate at the V Genoa Pesto World Championship (Genoa, 2014).


Thursday, 02 August 2012 09:32


In occasion of the 59th edition of the beauty contest "Miss Muretto" (Alassio, 1-4 August), aspiring Misses in competition will also compete preparing Genoese Pesto using high quality local ingredients and traditional tools. A beautiful way to promote our Region and its specialties!


Tuesday, 10 July 2012 08:49

prima eliminatoria_via_del_campo_46_20120709_1086804738The best pesto was that prepared by Vittorio De Scalzi, voice and guitar of the band "New Trolls". In second place Vilma Bisio, owner and chef of the historic "Trattoria Bisio", and at the third place the songwriter Max Manfredi, rather pleased with his preparation and ready for the next races!


Friday, 29 June 2012 13:17

 DSC6736Genoese songwriters together with the inhabitants of famous "Via del Campo" (the road sung by the famous Italian songwriter Fabrizio De André) will compete in the first preliminary competition of Genoese pesto prepared with mortar and pestle valid for the fifth Genoa Pesto World Championship!


Friday, 29 June 2012 13:07

 DSC6122As at each edition of the Genoa Pesto World Championship, before the summer, the Cultural Association of Palatifini organizes an evening dedicated to the Championship just past (the fourth was held, as you well remember, on the 17th of March!).

It is an opportunity to project videos and images of the event and launch new initiatives from now to the next edition in 2014.


Thursday, 10 May 2012 12:30

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themoneydropIl Campionato Mondiale di Pesto entra nel quotidiano degli Italiani! A "The Money Drop", il quiz a premi su Canale5 condotto da Gerry Scotti, la giovane coppia in gara punta tutto su Genova e vince! La domanda è "Il 17 marzo dove si è svolta la IV edizione del Campionato Mondiale di Pesto al Mortaio?".

Per vedere il video della puntata clicca qui.


Tuesday, 20 March 2012 11:17

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The 100 competitors who challenged each other on Saturday 17 March for the title of World Champion were all very good at preparing the pesto and some of them confessed to having trained a lot, to the delight of their diners! But as in all competitions, the best wins! To know the top 10 finalists and the chart of the 100 competitors by group click here.


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