Pesto Championship News

Thursday, 21 February 2013 14:49

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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.


Friday, 25 January 2013 15:18

IMG 0740New Year, new Pesto demos! The first one on Monday, January 21 at “Per tutti I gusti” ( "To all tastes”) a prestigious “cooking show” on Ligurian excellent cuisine organized by Carlo Vischi in large and fully equipped kitchens at Sheraton Hotel, Milan, Malpensa Airport.

Roberto Panizza president of the Cultural Association of Palatifini performed a mortar made Pesto demonstration in front of experts, journalists, bloggers and chefs explaining the quality of the ingredients used and telling the origin of Pesto sauce.


Wednesday, 21 November 2012 08:13

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Alla Fiera del mare, un'EXPO dedicata all'identità territoriale e alla promozione delle risorse. E oviamente, profuma anche di Pesto.

La gara di pesto al mortaio valida per il V Campionato Mondiale si tiene domenica 25 alle ore 15 presso il Padiglione B. La gara è aperta a tutti, fino ad un massimo di 10 concorrenti. La partecipazione è gratuita. Quale occasione migliore per fare un salto in Fiera e visitare il Salone delle Identità Territoriali?


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!


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